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
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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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$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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2300$1Hawaii1935AFine$135
FR 2300 $1 Hawaii smallsize

A problem free Fine example of the popular Hawaii “emergency issue” with scarcer F-C block. Nicely centered with bold overprints.

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2300$1Hawaii1935APMG 65EPQ$235
FR 2300 $1 Hawaii smallsize

A vividly inked and bright example of this popular type.  Nicely centered with deep brown seal and serial numbers as […]

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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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2302$5Hawaii1934APMG 65EPQ$675
FR 2302 $5 Hawaii smallsize

A bright and boldly inked Gem CU note with balanced margins and vivid paper.  A perfect match to the $10 […]

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2303$10Hawaii1934APMG 65EPQ$895
FR 2303 $10 Hawaii smallsize

A lovely Gem CU $10 Hawaii with Exceptional Paper Quality noted by PMG.  A perfect companion to the $5 and […]

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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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2305$20Hawaii1934APMG 65EPQ$1475
FR 2305 $20 Hawaii smallsize

A gorgeous and broadly margined Hawaii with vivid paper, bold inks and deep embossing.  Gem CU with Exceptional Paper Quality […]

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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 Certificate1928CH AU $365
FR 2402 $20 Gold Certificate smallsize

This Choice AU gold note has all all the eye appeal of a much higher grade.  Broad and balanced margins, […]

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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 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 Certificate1928PMG 25 $150
FR 2402 $20 Gold Certificate smallsize

This Gold Certificate is evenly circulated and problem free with margins all around.  An affordable example of a popular collectible.

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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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2402$20Gold Certificate1928VF$165
FR 2402 $20 Gold Certificate smallsize

Problem free and affordable example of a 1928 Gold. Margins all around, as well as pleasing yellow overprints.

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2404$50Gold Certificate1928PMG 35$825
FR 2404 $50 Gold Certificate smallsize

A mid-grade, evenly circulated $50 Gold note with balanced margins and bold gold seal and serial numbers.

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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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2404$50Gold Certificate1928PMG 35 $935
FR 2404 $50 Gold Certificate smallsize

A very bright and well centered note  with bold “gold” seal and serial numbers.  A perfect mid-grade example of this […]

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