18__ The West River Bank, Jamaica, VT $1.00 Note AU-55 PMG

18__ The West River Bank, Jamaica, VT $1.00 Note AU-55 PMG

Superb 1860s Remainder note from Vermont. This $1 denomination was issued by the West River Bank of Jamaica, VT. and is certified as About Uncirculated 55 EPQ by Paper Money Guaranty.

Currency Highlights:

  • This is from a group of notes printed in the mid 1800s for the West River Bank of Jamaica, Vermont.
  • Housed in an archival quality Mylar sleeve by PMG.
  • A sharp Almost Uncirculated example.
  • Face: Fantastic engraving of a cherub with a Liberty Seated Silver Dollar. Great tie-in to the silver coins of that era. Superb red overprinting of "ONE."
  • Back: Intentionally left blank.
  • Printed by the New England 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 collectibles to your cart today!

Catalogued as VT-115 and in Haxby #G2b.

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 well preserved and was printed for the West River Bank of Jamaica, VT. This small town (pop. 940), located in southern Vermont, was first chartered in 1780.

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