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
1966-B* $5FRN1950EPMG 64EPQ$75
FR 1966-B*  $5 FRN smallsize

New York District

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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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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-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-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-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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2050-E$20FRN1928Fine$50
FR 2050-E $20 FRN smallsize

An early issue FRN from Richmond.  Balanced margins and evenly circulated.

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2051-F$20FRN1928APMG 63EPQ$245
FR 2051-F $20 FRN smallsize

A very bright Choice CU from the Atlanta “6” district with nice centering and bright colors.  Exceptional Paper Quality is […]

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2051-F$20FRN1928AXF$135
FR 2051-F $20 FRN smallsize

A typical three-fold XF FRN on Atlanta “6” with margins all around.

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2052-Jdgs$20FRN1928BPMG 64EPQ$120
FR 2052-Jdgs $20 FRN smallsize

Deeply inked and nicely centered Kansas City Fed.

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2054-D$20FRN1934XF$125
FR 2054-D $20 FRN smallsize

Very bright note with vivid colors on both front and back.  Margins all around on this three-fold XF note.

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2057-Lob$20FRN1934CPMG 55EPQ$52
FR 2057-Lob $20 FRN smallsize

Boardwalk margins all around on this San Francisco district note with the early design ‘Old Back’.

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2057-Cob$20FRN1934CPMG 55$65
FR 2057-Cob $20 FRN smallsize
2058-GW$20FRN1934DPMG 63EPQ$85
FR 2058-GW $20 FRN smallsize

A Chicago “G” District in Choice CU with broad top margin and tighter bottom margin.  Still bright with Exceptional Paper […]

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2060-F$20FRN1950APMG 66EPQ$75
FR 2060-F $20 FRN smallsize

A gorgeous $20 Atlanta “F” District FRN with balanced margins, bright paper and vivid colors.  Exceptional Paper Quality is noted […]

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