Small Size

On July 10, 1929, after years of discussions, the first of the current, reduced size notes were placed in circulation. In order to cut costs on printing paper money, it was decided that millions of dollars could be saved if currency was reduced 25% in size. Also, it was a way for the government to have more uniformity in the look of its currency.

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Fr No.DenomTypeDateGradePrice
1910-C$1FRN1977APCGS 66PPQ$48
FR 1910-C $1 FRN smallsize

Philadelphia District

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1911-H$1FRN1981PMG 63EPQ$265
FR 1911-H $1 FRN smallsize

This Choice Uncirculated FRN from St. Louis has margins all around, bright paper and Exceptional Paper Quality noted by PMG. […]

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1914-B$1Errors/Oddities1988XF$375
FR 1914-B $1 Errors/Oddities smallsize

A vividly inked XF Inverted Overprint Error with a portion of the top note showing.  Bright and problem free.

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1915-B$1Errors/Oddities1988AGem CU $375
FR 1915-B $1 Errors/Oddities smallsize

A Gem CU example of the offset error, third printing on back.  The seals and serial numbers are vividly inked […]

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1935-I*$2FRN1976PCGS 64PPQ$135
FR 1935-I* $2 FRN smallsize

Minneapolis District Star Note

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1935-I*$2FRN1976PCGS 66PPQ$175
FR 1935-I* $2 FRN smallsize

This lovely STAR deuce on MInneapolis District with broad and balanced margins, bold inks and bright paper.  Premium paper quality […]

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1935-I*$2FRN1976PCGS 66PPQ$175
FR 1935-I* $2 FRN smallsize

A gorgeous STAR note on Minneapolis with vivid inks, bright paper and balanced margins.  Premium paper quality is noted by […]

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1960-B*$5FRN1934DPCGS 58PPQ$425
FR 1960-B* $5 FRN smallsize

Pleasing example of this desirable Star Note.  This gorgeous, bright, deeply embossed  and well centered Fed has all the eye […]

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1962-A$5Errors/Oddities1950AGem CU $565
FR 1962-A $5 Errors/Oddities smallsize

A Gem CU example of a cutting error at lower right.

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1966-L$5FRN1950EPCGS 64PPQ$46
FR 1966-L $5 FRN smallsize

A bright and vividly inked San Francisco “L” District FRN.  Premium paper quality is noted by PCGS.

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1968-C$5FRN1963APMG 58EPQ$32
FR 1968-C $5 FRN smallsize

Philadelphia District

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1969-C$5FRN1969PMG 67EPQ$155
FR 1969-C $5 FRN smallsize

A lovely Philadelphia District example in Superb Gem with well balanced margins all around, vivid colors on bright paper.

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1974-C*$5FRN1977PCGS 64PPQ$45
FR 1974-C* $5 FRN smallsize

Philadelphia District Star Note

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1982-B*$5FRN1993PMG 66EPQ$45
FR 1982-B* $5 FRN smallsize

New York District

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1986-E*$5FRN1999PMG 65EPQ$65
FR 1986-E* $5 FRN smallsize

Richmond District

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2000-H$10FRN1928PMG 55$295
FR 2000-H $10 FRN smallsize

Desirable early issue Fed from St. Louis District “8” with bold colors and balanced margins.

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2000-K$10FRN1928PMG 35EPQ$175
FR 2000-K $10 FRN smallsize

An evenly circulated and problem free example with vivid colors and pleasing margins.  This Dallas District “11” looks a much […]

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2000-E$10FRN1928CH AU $300
FR 2000-E $10 FRN smallsize

A real beauty with all the eye appeal of a Gem note.  Bright paper, bold inks and pleasing margins all […]

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2002-G$10FRN1928BPCGS 63PPQ$115
FR 2002-G $10 FRN smallsize
2002a-G$10FRN1928BPCGS 63PPQ$115
FR 2002a-G $10 FRN smallsize

Brilliant inks and pleasing margins all around on this dark green seal from Chicago district.  Premium paper quality is noted […]

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2011-A$10Errors/Oddities1950AAU$425
FR 2011-A $10 Errors/Oddities smallsize
2013-D*$10FRN1950CPMG 64EPQ$285
FR 2013-D* $10 FRN smallsize

CH CU Cleveland Star note with balanced margins.

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2016-A*$10FRN1963PCGS 64PPQ$115
FR 2016-A* $10 FRN smallsize

A Choice CU STAR note from Boston “A” District.  Well-centered with Premium Paper Quality noted by PCGS.

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2023-C$10Errors/Oddities1977VF$125
FR 2023-C $10 Errors/Oddities smallsize
2027-J$10Errors/Oddities1985PMG 58$565
FR 2027-J $10 Errors/Oddities smallsize

A desirable ERROR Note with  popular printed fold error.  This Choice AU note  has bright overall paper, brilliant colors and […]

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2028-D$10FRN1988APMG 58EPQ$47
FR 2028-D $10 FRN smallsize

A Choice AU Cleveland “D” District $10 with pleasing margins and bold green seal and serial numbers. Exceptional Paper Quality […]

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2029-A$10FRN1990PMG 58$34
FR 2029-A $10 FRN smallsize

A pleasing AU from the Boston “A” District.  Bright and nicely centered.  Small foxing stain at the bottom margin.

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2050-J*$20FRN1928PMG 35$875
FR 2050-J* $20 FRN smallsize

A very tough Star note with only 4 examples recorded by Track & Price.  This is a problem free note […]

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2050-E$20FRN1928AU$235
FR 2050-E $20 FRN smallsize

A very vividly inked FRN from  Richmond “5” with pleasing margins all around.  A lovely, early issue in AU.

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2050-I$20FRN1928PCGS 45PPQ$125
FR 2050-I $20 FRN smallsize

An evenly circulated, well centered and problem free 1928 District #9 note with bold inks and very light bends.

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