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
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$1Hawaii1935APMG 66EPQ$285
FR 2300 $1 Hawaii smallsize

A lovely Hawaii with blazing colors, perfectly balanced margins and punch-thru embossing,  A gorgeous, high grade note with Exceptional Paper […]

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2300$1Hawaii1935APMG 66EPQ$325
FR 2300 $1 Hawaii smallsize
2300$1Errors/Oddities1935APMG 30 $235
FR 2300 $1 Errors/Oddities smallsize

Gutter Fold ERROR.  Broad margins and pleasing colors on an evenly circulated, problem free Hawaii.

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2301m$5Hawaii1934PMG 67EPQ$3750
FR 2301m $5 Hawaii smallsize

A stunning Superb Gem Hawaii.  Bright and beautifully inked note with balanced margins and bold, deep green reverse.  A lovely […]

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2303$10Hawaii1934APMG 64EPQ$475
FR 2303 $10 Hawaii smallsize

A lovely $10 Hawaii with bold inks and pleasing margins all around.  Beautifully embossed 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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2306$1North Africa1935APMG 66EPQ$425
FR 2306 $1 North Africa smallsize

An absolutely gorgeous North Africa with brilliant colors, broad, balanced margins and lovely embossing.  Blindingly bright overall paper and Exceptional […]

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2306$1North Africa1935APMG 66EPQ$395
FR 2306 $1 North Africa smallsize

A  vividly inked North Africa with one of the brightest yellow seals I’ve seen.  Boardwalk margins all around and beautiful […]

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2306$1North Africa1935APMG 66EPQ$395
FR 2306 $1 North Africa smallsize

Bright with bold colors, and balanced margins.

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2307$5North Africa1934APCGS 66PPQ$625
FR 2307 $5 North Africa smallsize

A gorgeous North Africa with bright overall paper, bold overprints and punch-thru embossing.

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2309$10North Africa1934ACH AU $135
FR 2309 $10 North Africa smallsize

A bright Choice AU North Africa with vivid colors and pleasing margins all around.

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2400$10Gold Certificate1928VF$135
FR 2400 $10 Gold Certificate smallsize

Evenly circulated and problem free with balanced margins.

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2400*$10Gold Certificate1928PMG 35 $895
FR 2400* $10 Gold Certificate smallsize

A tougher Star note with only 161 examples recorded.  A bright Choice VF note with balanced margins all around.  Pleasing […]

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2400$10Gold Certificate1928CH VF$165
FR 2400 $10 Gold Certificate smallsize

A problem free and  evenly circulated gold certificate with lovely gold overprints and margins all around.

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2400$10Gold Certificate1928Fine$135
FR 2400 $10 Gold Certificate smallsize

An affordable Gold Certificate with margins all around.  Intact and problem free note.

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2402$20Gold Certificate1928CH VF$225
FR 2402 $20 Gold Certificate smallsize

A perfect companion to the $10 gold listed here.  Nicely centered and problem free with bold overprints.

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2404$50Gold Certificate1928PMG 35EPQ$1550
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 Certificate1928Fine$285
FR 2404 $50 Gold Certificate smallsize
2404$50Gold Certificate1928PMG 58 $1575
FR 2404 $50 Gold Certificate smallsize

A lovely and very bright Choice AU note with broad margins and vivid overprints.  Forest green reverse.

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