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A nice note with some normal wear and tear for the grade. Creasing is most prominent on the left side and through the center, though not distracting on Lincoln's portrait.
- Small size National Currency issued beginning in early 1929.
- Housed in an archival quality currency sleeve.
- Lightly circulated $5 note in Fine condition.
- Face: A portrait of President Abraham Lincoln.
- Back: An engraving of The Lincoln Memorial.
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Since over 12,000 banks were chartered and issued notes, these issues have become highly sought after by collectors. Add this nice collector’s item to your cart today!
Signatures of Jones/Woods. FR# 1800-1.
The American National Bank of Denver, Colorado has Charter #12517. This note was the last of the series of National Currency Notes that was first issued in 1863. This type was conceived by Secretary of the Treasury Salmon P. Chase who devised a system of nationally chartered banks. Individual banks purchased U.S. government bonds and deposited them with the comptroller of the currency. For up to 90% of the profit, the comptroller would authorize the production of notes bearing the individual bank’s name.