Small Size Federal Reserve Bank Notes $5 - 1929

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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Fr.-1850* 1929 $5 Boston star (Unique) Ser. # A00000001* PMG-64EPQ
Here is the "Holy Grail" of all US Small size currency notes for your viewing pleasure. This is THE VERY FIRST 1929 $5 Federal Reserve Bank Note ever ...
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Fr.-1850K 1929 $5 Dallas FRBN Ser. # K00790571A PMG-66EPQ
Dallas Rocks! Check out this stunning 1929 $5 FRBN from the ever tough Dallas district. You will love this one with the boardwalk margins and near per...
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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. ...
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