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Small Size-Federal Reserve Bank Notes

Small size Federal Reserve Bank Notes (FRBNs) of 1929 was a one-year emergency issue. Issued in 1933 in denominations of $5, $10, $20, $50 and $100 denomoations, they all featured a distinct Brown Seal. Not all banks issued all denominations. Although they are all obsolete, most are still readily available for collectors. FRBN stars notes are highly sought after and are very rare in certain denominations. According to the Jhon E Cash Census, there are an estimated 1,215 star notes known. They differed from Federal Reserve Notes in that they could be redeemed only at the Federal Reserve bank that issued them.

They were issued only as an emergency issue in 1933 using the same paper stock used for National Bank Notes. This emergency issue was prompted by the public hoarding of cash because of the many bank failures happening at the time. This also limited the ability of the ,National Banks to issue notes of their own. They were phased out within 2 years, but served their purpose dutifully. As small size notes, they have brown seals and serial numbers, the same as National Bank Notes of the era.

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35 Notes Found (Exclude Star Notes)

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Fr.-1850F* 1929 $5 FRBN Atlanta Star Ser. # F00015825* Fine
Here is a circulated 1929 $5 FRBN star from the Atlanta district. This note is in Fine condition. Although circulated, it is still a very collectable and rare star. Check scans for additional info. It is definately priced to sell. The serial number is F00...
Added: 3/23/2010 Views: 3994 Price: $650.00

Fr.-1850G* 1929 $5 Chicago FRBN Star Ser. # G00049188* Fine
This is a nice circulated 1929 $5 FRBN star from Chicago. There are 57 known and this is one of them. A nice note for the price. The serial numvber is G00049188*....
Added: 3/23/2010 Views: 3980 Price: $325.00

Fr.-1850J* 1929 $5 Kansas City FRBN Star Ser. # J00027678* Fine
There were 48,000 printed and 36 known of these 1929 $5 FRBN stars from Kansas City. This note is in fine condition with a edge nick on the front left face. No other distractions are visable. A nice mid-grade FRBN star for a very low price. The serial nu...
Added: 3/23/2010 Views: 3991 Price: $395.00

Fr.-1860B* 1929 $10 New York FRBN Star Ser. # B00025125* VF
This is a nice problem free 1929 $10 FRBN star from the New York District. There are no visable signs of pinholes, tears or tears. It still has nice white paper and all the edges are intact. The serial number is B00025125*. A very nice FRBN star for the p...
Added: 3/23/2010 Views: 3981 Price: $350.00


Fr-1850D* 1929 $5 Cleveland PMG VF-30EPQ Serial # D00011417*
A cool 1929 $5 Cleveland FRBN Star. This EX-Dean Oakes and Jhon E Cash pedigreed note has the serial # of D00011417*. It is graded as a PMG VF-30EPQ. Of the 60,000 printed there are 37 survivors. This evenly circulated note is totally original with no iss...
Added: 1/1/2010 Views: 4167 Price: SOLD

Fr.-1850D* 1929 $5 Cleveland FRBN Star Ser. # D00040079* VF
This is an circulated example of the 1929 $5 FRBN star from Cleveland. There were only 60,000 printed and there are 34 known. Most are in this VF grade. This note is actually in good shape for its grade. There are not rips, tears or pinholes. There is a ...
Added: 3/23/2010 Views: 3997 Price: $650.00

Fr.-1860 1929 $10 Dallas FRBN Star (4 Kwn). K00006177 PMG F-15
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This 1929 $10 FRBN Star is from the rare Dallas district. It is one of the rarest FRBN stars Known. There are a total of 4 known. I know this because I keep the census for the currency market. I owned...
Added: 1/23/2014 Views: 4009 Price: $13,950.00

Fr.-1860B* 1929 $10 New York FRBN Star Ser. # B00035032* VF
Here is another problem free 1929 $10 FRBN star from the New York district in Very Fine condition. There are no rips, tears or pinholes. The serial number is B00035032*. This would make a nice addition to a mid grade FRBN Star collection....
Added: 3/23/2010 Views: 3991 Price: $375.00

Fr.-1860D* 1929 $10 Cleveland FRBN Star Ser. # D00019259* PMG-35
Here is a great 1929 $10 Cleveland FRBN Star in a PMG VF-35 holder. It faces up nicer than the PMG grade. Check the wide back margins. You can still see the paper wave through the holder. ...
Added: 1/1/2010 Views: 3978 Price: $750.00


Fr.-1860H* 1929 $10 St Louis Star PMG VF-30 Serial # H00026967*
This is 1929 $10 St Louis FRBN star with the serial number of H00026967* It has been graded as a PMG VF-30. Of the 74 known, most have been worked on. This one looks original, which is rare in itself. This is a very nice mid-grade original note. Most of t...
Added: 1/1/2010 Views: 4133 Price: SOLD

Fr.-1860J* 1929 $10 Kansas City, MO Star Ser. # J00001434* VF
This is a nice 1929 $20 FRBN Star from the Kansas City District. The serial number is J00001434* and I would call this a VF note. There are no rips. tears or pinholes and the paper itself has retained most of its crispness. This would make a nice problem...
Added: 1/1/2010 Views: 3980 Price: $825.00

Fr.-1870 1929 $20 Minneapolis FRBN Ser. I00710981A Raw
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Added: 7/19/2010 Views: 3980 Price: $75.00

Fr.-1870B* 1929 $20 New York FRBN Star Ser. # B00001944* VF
EX Dean Oakes Note. This is a nice example of the 1929 $20 FRBN star from the New York District. Check out the serial number, "1944". Is there anyone out there that is from New York that was born in 1944? This would make a great birthday note. This is a V...
Added: 3/23/2010 Views: 3980 Price: $675.00

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