High denomination currency is often referred to as the “Bullion” of currency because of their popularity and accessibility. Originally intended for commerce between banks, however, they slowly made their way into circulation and are now highly collected.
- Each note comes housed in a Capital plastics deluxe currency holder.
- Graded Fine or Better.
- Notes in this listing are well-circulated with little no crispness remaining and display some rough edges.
- Series and districts will be of our choice and may or may not vary, determined by stock on hand.
- Face: Portrait of William McKinley (25th U.S. President).
- Back: Numeral 500 and the phrase “Five Hundred Dollars”.
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Small size $500 Federal Reserve Notes were printed for three different Series. 1928, 1934 and 1934-A. There are a total of 35 different Series/District combinations available. That is 12 different districts from all three Series with the exception of Series 1934-A Boston $500s where none were printed.
Although they are still technically legal tender in the United States, high-denomination bills were last printed on December 27, 1945, and officially discontinued on July 14, 1969, by the Federal Reserve System, supposedly due to "lack of use".