This $1.00 note was printed for the Bank of America of Providence, RI. Great depiction of Liberty seated at top center. This note is a nice piece of history from mid-19th century America and is in unissued, crisp new condition.
- This is from a group of notes printed in the mid 1800s for the Bank of America, in Providence, Rhode Island.
- Housed in an archival quality currency sleeve.
- A sharp Crisp Uncirculated example.
- Face: Great depiction of Liberty seated at top center. Bold green and black colors with the obligation, denomination, and ornate engraving on the front.
- Back: Intentionally left blank.
- Printed by the National Banknote Company.
These Obsolete issues (a.k.a. Broken Bank Notes) were once scorned by collectors, but are now in demand and rising in value. They have become a favorite with collectors due to the different issues and variety of designs. Add one of these classic collectables to your cart today!
Catalogued as RI-235 and in Haxby as G-4a.
Beginning in the late 18th century, a need for currency as a medium of exchange forced cities, states, banks, and even private businesses to print paper money, just as the U.S. government did during the Civil War.
This note is unissued, and was printed for the Bank of America of Providence, RI. This city, which is the capital and most populous city in Rhode Island, was founded in 1636.
The wide range of denominations, designs, and artwork make the field of Obsolete Notes popular with collectors.