Paper money collectors price guide

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Paper money collectors price guide

We have been dealing in rare banknotes for many years and our numismatic library consists of more than fifty volumes specifically about United States currency. We could spend years talking about paper money.

Our guide here hits on the good stuff that you are likely to have. Just remember that the two most important things that determine the value of paper money are rarity and condition. Please contact us if you have something you would like to sell, auction, or just get a value on.

Banks that were open between and could issue their own bank notes. Records indicate that 12, banks issued national currency during that time period.

The great thing about nationals is that they were signed by the cashier and president of each bank. These bankers frequently saved banknotes that they signed. This creates situations where exceptionally rare and high grade notes can be saved for generations by banking families before hitting the collector market.

Paper money collectors price guide

Collectors of national bank notes are always looking for that next great find. Auctions are a great place to get the exposure and record breaking prices that we frequently see when it comes to nationals.

The value of national banknotes is based on their condition, serial number, bank rarity, and type. Here are the five basic types of national currency: First Charters — were issued by banks that were opened between and These are the earliest and some of the most valuable nationals.

Any note from this time period has the chance to be rare and collectible. High grade notes and currency from southern and western states tend to be the most valuable. However, the great thing about nationals is that anything has the chance to be rare.

Talk to us no matter what you have. Second Charters — are dated as somewhere between and all say series of The denominations printed were for 5, 10, 20, 50, and dollars. The two highest denominations are always worth at least a few thousand dollars.

Second charters were printed with either brown or blue seals. Brown seals are more desirable. They are rare because they were only printed between and This was also during a time period when many small towns got their first national bank.

Notes from small town banks are always popular. Be sure to check the serial number on your red seal.

If the number under the portrait is a single 1, then you have the first red seal printed by that bank and that makes it very desirable. It really all comes down to the bank of issue. Some banks issued tens of thousands of blue seals.

Those notes will be worth a couple hundred dollars. Many other banks might have only issued a few thousand blue seals; notes from these banks could be worth several thousand dollars.

There are no tricks to valuing currency like this. Please send us pictures of any national bank note that you have and we can quickly give you the auction value. As you might expect, the newest notes also happen to generally be the most common. They are still worth inquiring about though.

Some notes from especially rare banks could be worth a couple thousand dollars or more. However, notes like that are few and far between. Please talk to us if you need a price estimate.

These are considered the most collected types of banknotes. There are hundreds of different types and varieties.Welcome to Your United States Currency Guide.

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We are a full service retail paper money dealer. You can find us at all the major coin and currency shows held across the United States each year. We specialize in old currency. The World Paper Money Price Guide is a complete catalog of paper money values for world paper money from to date.

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The guide below shows the types of paper money we typically pay the most money for. We are especially interested in national bank notes, large-size currency, star notes, and high denomination notes.

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