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
1908-C$1Errors/Oddities1974VF$72
FR 1908-C $1 Errors/Oddities smallsize
1908-F$1Errors/Oddities1974PCGS 58PPQ$295
FR 1908-F $1 Errors/Oddities smallsize

A Choice AU Error Note – Printed Foldover – with bright paper and bold colors. Premium Paper Quality is noted.

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1922-I$1Errors/Oddities1995CH CU$135
FR 1922-I $1 Errors/Oddities smallsize

Fold over cutting error, known as a “Butterfly Error”.

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1935-B$2Errors/Oddities1976PCGS 40PPQ$465
FR 1935-B $2 Errors/Oddities smallsize

A pleasing and broadly margined Extremely Fine ERROR note with mismatched block prefix in the serial numbers.  Vivid green seal […]

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1960-B*$5FRN1934DPCGS 58PPQ$346.
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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1968-C$5FRN1963APMG 58EPQ$32
FR 1968-C $5 FRN smallsize

Philadelphia District

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1975-L$5Errors/Oddities1977AGem CU $585
FR 1975-L $5 Errors/Oddities smallsize

A beautiful mismatch serial number error note in Gem CU condition.

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1975-E$5Errors/Oddities1977ACH CU $185
FR 1975-E $5 Errors/Oddities smallsize

ERROR NOTE.  Dark green ink smear error on reverse of Choice CU $5 1977A with broad margins, bright paper and […]

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

Richmond District

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2000-D$10FRN1928CH CU$235
FR 2000-D $10 FRN smallsize

This lovely Choice CU 1928 FRN from Cleveland “4” District boasts forest green seal and serial numbers, bright paper and […]

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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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2010-C$10FRN1950Gem CU $135
FR 2010-C $10 FRN smallsize

Narrow.  Bright with vivid inks and balanced margins all around.

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2011-A$10Errors/Oddities1950AAU$425
FR 2011-A $10 Errors/Oddities smallsize
2011-G$10FRN1950ACH CU $95
FR 2011-G $10 FRN smallsize

A bright and vividly inked STAR note on Chicago district “G”.  Well centered and original.

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2014-C*$10FRN1950DPMG 65EPQ$265
FR 2014-C* $10 FRN smallsize
2023-B$10Errors/Oddities19777CH CU $295
FR 2023-B $10 Errors/Oddities smallsize

A $5 1977 Federal Reserve Note with Mismatched Serial Numbers L45596823B / L44596823B.

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2024-L$10Errors/Oddities1977AGem CU $435
FR 2024-L $10 Errors/Oddities smallsize

A Gem CU $10 1977A Federal Reserve Error with 3rd Printing on reverse. Vivid seals and serial numbers.

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2027-I$10Errors/Oddities1985CH CU $375
FR 2027-I $10 Errors/Oddities smallsize

A Choice CU ERROR NOTE with underinked second printing.  Pleasing margins all around.

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2027-J$10Errors/Oddities1985PMG 58$525
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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2054-Glgs*$$20FRN1934PMG 50$395
FR 2054-Glgs* $$20 FRN smallsize

Minor Foreign Substance noted by PMG.

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2057-Cob*$20FRN1934CPMG 40EPQ$288
FR 2057-Cob* $20 FRN smallsize
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-C*$20FRN1950APMG 66EPQ$298
FR 2060-C* $20 FRN smallsize

A gorgeous STAR note with beautiful embossing, vivid inks and bright paper.  Well balanced margins on front and back.

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2062-C*$20FRN1950CPMG 66EPQ$446
FR 2062-C* $20 FRN smallsize
2062-C$20FRN1950CPMG 65EPQ$98
FR 2062-C $20 FRN smallsize
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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2071-B$20FRN1974CH CU $365
FR 2071-B $20 FRN smallsize
2071-D$20Errors/Oddities1974Gem CU $375
FR 2071-D $20 Errors/Oddities smallsize

A $20 1974 FRN Error – Complete offset of obverse on reverse. Lovely Gem note.

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2072-E$20Errors/Oddities1977Gem CU $395
FR 2072-E $20 Errors/Oddities smallsize

Consecutive pair of $20 1977 FRN Error Notes.

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