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.

  • Type



Fr No.DenomTypeDateGradePrice
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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2060-C*$20FRN1950APMG 66EPQ$325
FR 2060-C* $20 FRN smallsize

A pleasing  Gem CU STAR from Philadelphia District with balanced margins and pleasing inks on front and back.

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2060-A*$20FRN1950APMG 58 $125
FR 2060-A* $20 FRN smallsize

A lovely AU STAR note with pleasing and balanced margins, bright paper and bold inks.

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2061-G*$20FRN1950BPCGS 63PPQ$95
FR 2061-G* $20 FRN smallsize

STAR note. Lovely Choice New note with margins all around and vivid colors. Premium Paper Quality has been noted by […]

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2064-L$20FRN1950EPCGS 63PPQ$48
FR 2064-L $20 FRN smallsize

Although slightly off-center, still very bright with vivid colors.  Premium Paper Quality is noted by PCGS.

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2068-A$20FRN1969APCGS 65PPQ$85
FR 2068-A $20 FRN smallsize

Vivid inks, bright paper and balanced margins on this Gem Boston “A” District FRN.

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2070-A$20FRN1969CPCGS 64PPQ$50
FR 2070-A $20 FRN smallsize

Striking colors on this $20 Boston “A” District FRN  with Premium Paper Quality noted by PCGS.

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2071-B$20FRN1974CH CU $365
FR 2071-B $20 FRN smallsize
2078-G*$20FRN1990PCGS 66PPQ$85
FR 2078-G* $20 FRN smallsize

A gorgeous STAR note with broad margins, bold inks and Premium Paper Quality noted by PCGS.

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2100-D$50FRN1928PMG 55 $285
FR 2100-D $50 FRN smallsize

A very bright and well centered “4” Cleveland District FRN.  Brilliant colors and bright paper on this AU example.

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2168-B$100Errors/Oddities1977CH AU $385
FR 2168-B $100 Errors/Oddities smallsize

A complete (lightly inked) offset printing of back to front on a Choice AU high denomination note.

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2173-L*$100FRN1990PMG 58 $185
FR 2173-L* $100 FRN smallsize

San Francisco District Star note.

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2300$1Hawaii1935AVF$38
FR 2300 $1 Hawaii smallsize

An evenly circulated, nicely margined example of this popular type.  Quite affordable.

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2300$1Hawaii1935ACH CU $175
FR 2300 $1 Hawaii smallsize

The second of two consecutively numbered Hawaii notes in Choice CU.  Bright and vividly inked.

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2302$5Hawaii1934A PMG 65EPQ$625
FR 2302 $5 Hawaii smallsize

A beautiful Gem CU Hawaii note with bright paper and bold inks.  Gorgeous embossing with Exceptional Paper Quality noted by […]

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2303*$10Hawaii1934AVF$1450
FR 2303* $10 Hawaii smallsize

This evenly circulated and problem free Hawaii STAR note is new to the census of 62 stars recorded. A pleasing […]

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2307$5North Africa1934APMG 40EPQ$165
FR 2307 $5 North Africa smallsize

A pleasing $5 North Africa with balanced margins all around and vivid colors on front and back.  Exceptional paper quality […]

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2308$10North Africa1934PMG 30$2150
FR 2308 $10 North Africa smallsize

A tougher FR number in a pleasant grade.  This ’34 plain example has balanced margins all around, as well as […]

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2309$10North Africa1934APMG 64EPQ$365
FR 2309 $10 North Africa smallsize

A desirable $10 North Africa with broad margins all around and bold inks on front and back.  Exceptional Paper Quality […]

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2400$10Gold Certificate1928CH VF$250
FR 2400 $10 Gold Certificate smallsize

A bright and pleasing note with vivid overprints and inks.  Nicely centered and original.

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2402$20Gold Certificate1928PMG 64EPQ$835
FR 2402 $20 Gold Certificate smallsize

This gorgeous Gold Certificate would be a full Gem if the left side margin was a little bit wider.  Still, […]

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2402$20Gold Certificate1928VF$235
FR 2402 $20 Gold Certificate smallsize

An evenly circulated, bright and  nicely centered Gold Certificate.

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2402$20Gold Certificate1928PMG 62EPQ$435
FR 2402 $20 Gold Certificate smallsize

This vividly inked Gold Certificate has three pleasing margins, bottom is cut very tight.  Still an uncirculated example with Exceptional […]

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2402$20Gold Certificate1928PMG 55$475
FR 2402 $20 Gold Certificate smallsize

A bright and vividly inked AU note with balanced margins all around.

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2404$50Gold Certificate1928PMG 35EPQ$1125
FR 2404 $50 Gold Certificate smallsize

A lovely and desirable note with four balanced margins and vivid colors on front and back.  Ex ceptional Paper Quality […]

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