Small Size Federal Reserve Bank Notes $10 - 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.-1860C* 1929 $10 Philadelphia Star PMG VF-20 Serial # C00007715*
This is a nice problem free 1929 $10 Philadelphia FRBN Star note with the serial number of C00007715* and is in a PMG VF-25 holder. Of the 19 known, 6...
Added: 1/1/2010 Views: 4078 Price: SOLD

Fr.-1860E* 1929 $10 Star Richmond PMG VF-20 Serial # E00018218*
This 1929 $10 Richmond FRBN Star has a printing of 24,000 with only 23 known to have survived. There is one AU note with the rest being in VF or lower...
Added: 1/1/2010 Views: 4160 Price: SOLD

Fr.-1860G* 1929 $10 Star Chicago PMG VF-20 Serial # G00004852*
This is an Ex Cookson note that I purchased in November of 2003. There are only 19 $10 Chicago stars known. Most are in low grade with issues. This is...
Added: 1/1/2010 Views: 4014 Price: SOLD

Fr.-1860H* 1929 $10 St Louis Star PMG VF-30EPQ Serial # H00026751*
This is a 1929 $20 St Louis FRBN star with the serial number of H00026751* It has been graded as a PMG VF-30EPQ. Of the 74 known, less than 10 have th...
Added: 1/1/2010 Views: 4001 Price: SOLD

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....
Added: 1/1/2010 Views: 4914 Price: SOLD

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