Small Size Federal Reserve Notes $1 - 1963 to 2003

Small Size Notes-1928 to Present

After 68 years of prosperity, our large size currency felt the impact of modern times. So the large size US curency note came to an end due to the economics of the times. Tons of ink and paper were required to produce our currency to an ever expanding economy. The currency needed to fulfill this new demand was astronomical. The government realized that many millions of dollars could be saved if our currency was reduced in size. This was the direction the US Government took as on July 10, 1929 the first of the new small sized notes were placed into general circulation.

The new small sized notes were reduced in size from 7.42 inches by 3.13 inches to 6.14 inches ,X 2.61 inches. This cost cutting measures saved the government millions of dollars in ink and paper annually.

Small Size-Federal Reserve Notes

Small size Federal Reserve Notes (FRNs) are the mainstay of the notes we currently use today. Although they were issued in denominations of $1 to $10,000, only the $1 to $100 are in current use today. On July 14, 1969 President Nixon signed into law a bill requiring any ,denomination over $100 bill be returned to the Treasury Department to be destroyed. The last $500 to $10,000 were last printed in 1946 and were stopped being issued by the Federal Reserve Banks in 1969 by then President Richard Nixon. All FRN issues have a Green Seal.

  • The $1 FRN was ,,issued in 1963 to current date
  • The $2 FRN was ,,issued in 1976, 1995 and 2003.
  • The $5 FRN to $100 FRNs was issued in 1928, 1934, 1950 series and current to date.
  • The $500 to $10,000 FRNs were series of 1928 and 1934 only.

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$1 San Francisco FRN Major Error Ser. L53210611A Raw1
This is one of the nicest and most unique errors I have ever owned. unfortunately it got sold to one of my advanced error collectors one hour before I put it on the website. I wanted to go ahead and show it off anyway. ...
Added: 3/11/2014 Views: 3914 Price: SOLD

Fr.-1049* 2001 $1 St. Louis FRN Ser. H00000285* Raw
How about a nice 2001 St L:ouis star # H00000285*....
Added: 7/19/2010 Views: 3830 Price: $200.00

Fr.-1073* 1969-D $1 San Francisco FRN Ser. L00000544* Raw
Here is a nice 1969 $1 FRN San Fran. serial # L00000544*....
Added: 7/19/2010 Views: 3842 Price: $100.00

Fr.-1901D* 1963A $1 Cleveland FRN Star Ser. # D00000001* VF
This is one of the serial number one stars that is part of the Jhon E Cash Collection. This 1963A $1 FRN hails from the Cleveland district and features serial number D00000001*. It is a solid VF note with no visable issues. Anyone who wants a part of Amer...
Added: 3/24/2010 Views: 3825 Price: $14,500.00

Fr.-1901-G* 1963A $1 Chicago Ser. G00000064* VF/EF
Here is a 1963A $1 FRN star from the Chicago district. It features broadwalk margins and a fancy serial number of G00000064*. There are no rips, tears, pinholes or bank marks. Check the large scans and you will see that is is in wonderful condition, never...
Added: 5/19/2010 Views: 3817 Price: $225.00

Fr.-1901I* 1963A $1 Minneapolis Ser. I00000077* PCGS-67PPQ
A really cool RADAR or solid serial numbered 1963A $1 Federal reserve Note with the super low two dight serial number of I00000077*. It has been graded as a PCGS-66PPQ, a Superb GEM....
Added: 5/19/2010 Views: 3856 Price: $675.00

Fr.-1901-I* 1963A $1 Minneapolis Ser. I00000086* PCGS-68PPQ
This is the only note I have ever received or seen from PCGS in a Superb GEM NEW 68PPQ holder, other than a new modern colorized note. You never see any of their small size notes in a 68PPQ holder, unless its a new modern colorized note. This is a 1963A $...
Added: 5/19/2010 Views: 3829 Price: $950.00

Fr.-1910 1977 $1 Dallas (Blank Back) Ser. # K78875756F PCGS-65EPQ
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The perfect Blank back Error note from the Dallas district. This 1977A $1 FRN has been graded as a PCGS-65PPQ and the serial number is K78875756F. This is actually called a missing first print as the ...
Added: 1/1/2010 Views: 3823 Price: $1,450.00

Fr.-1910 1977 $1 Fold over Star Error Ser. G10245416 PCGS-40
For more information on this %1 Major fold Over Star Error note please contact Jhon E Cash at 214-769-9936 or or

Kimberly at 214-364-4917 or

Added: 4/7/2018 Views: 3830 Price: $1,650.00

Fr.-1913 1985 $1 Boston FRN (Double Error Invert) Ser. A11415821E F/VF
Although this 1985 $1 Boston FRN note is somewhat circulated, It is a VERY RARE DOUBLE ERROR, which most advanced Error Collections do not have. Not only is it an rare INVERT, it is also a Major Misaligned error.

It makes me wonder how did someone ...

Added: 4/3/2015 Views: 3832 Price: $650.00


Fr.-1921 1995 $1 San Francisco FRN Ser. # L53590894D PCGS-63PPQ
This is a nice 1995 $1 FRN error note from the San Francisco district. It is missing the first print or commonly referred to as a blank back. It has been graded as a PCGS-63PPQ. This is a cool error note at a cool low-ball price....
Added: 1/1/2010 Views: 3868 Price: SOLD

Fr.-1921D 1995 $1 Clev. (3 consec. Blank Backs) # D75928980-2J PMG 66EPQ/67EPQ/66EPQ
This is a very rare ERROR you have never seen before. Maybe it is Unique! This is a 1974 $1 FRN set of three consecutive Blank Backs notes all in one large three piece PMG Holder. I could not scan all three of them together but they are in one 8 1/2 inch ...
Added: 4/3/2015 Views: 3812 Price: $3,150.00

Fr.-1927 1999 $1 San Fran. (The 911 Pack). L09112001W 100 note pack (09112001-09112100
This is the World Famous 911 pack. I know you have never seen anything like this anywhere. This is the first time it has ever been offered to anyone. This is a ...
Added: 10/4/2012 Views: 3836 Price: $25,500.00

Fr.-1928 2003 $1 Richmond FRN Fold Over Error Ser. E29785896H PMG AU-58 EPQ
This is part of the six note error collection I purchased at the Chicago CPMX show this past March. It is a 2003 $1 Richmond FRN with a big FoldOver Error. The Ser. no. is E29785896H and it resides in a PMG AU-58EPQ holder. I liked the 40% fold that is mo...
Added: 3/11/2014 Views: 3831 Price: $425.00


Fr.-1929 2003 $1 Chicago Star PMG-67EPQ Serial # G88888888D
This is a "Stunning Note"! It is a 2003 $1 FRN from Chicago with the solid serial number of G88888888D. It has been graded as a PMG Superb GEM-67EPQ. Next to solid nines, solid eights is the hardest and most collected number for all small size solids. Th...
Added: 1/1/2010 Views: 3896 Price: SOLD

Fr.-1930* 2003 $1 New York (Solid serial # Star) PCGS-67PPQ Serial # B11111111*
THE "KING OF ALL SOLID SERIAL NUMBERED STARS". This 2003A $1 FRN is one of only three solid serial numbered stars. I do believe the others are solid twos. I chased this particular note for over 4 years until I finally landed it at a fall Baltimore show fr...
Added: 1/1/2010 Views: 4288 Price: $19,500.00


Fr.-1934 2009 $1 S.F. Serial # 1 Ser. L00000001K PCGS 66-PPQ
This is the highest grade of all the serial number one notes I have ever seen. This is a 2009 $1 FRN from the popular San Francisco District. The serial number is L00000001K. When I first bought this note raw I really thought I would get a PCGS-67PPQ grad...
Added: 1/31/2013 Views: 4043 Price: SOLD


Fr.-1969B 1969 $1 San Fran Major Fold Over Error Ser. L65939696B PMG 62
I just purchased a lot of major errors with super eye appeal and this is one of them. this is a 1969B $1 FRN from San Fran. As you can see this is one hell of a foldover. You can see that it got folded after the first print the second print the third prin...
Added: 9/14/2011 Views: 3960 Price: $515.00


Fr.-1969D 1969 $1 Chicago Fold Over Error Ser. G84890162A PMG 64 EPQ
This is from the Major Error collection I bought recently. It is a very dramitic error with a ton of eye appeal. It would be even more dramatic if I could sho a photo of the note unfolded at the top right of the note (the white top selvage)would stick way...
Added: 9/14/2011 Views: 4013 Price: $825.00

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