The Pasadena National Bank Of Pasadena
The Pasadena National Bank Of Pasadena in California printed $925,100 dollars worth of national currency. That is a high amount, but condition and serial numbers can make otherwise common currency from this bank quite valuable. This national bank opened in 1923 and stopped printing money in 1935, which equals a 13 year printing period. That is actually quite brief in terms of bank existence. During its life, The Pasadena National Bank Of Pasadena issued 3 different types and denominations of national currency. We have examples of the types listed below. Your bank note should look similar. Just the bank name will be different. For the record, The Pasadena National Bank Of Pasadena was located in Los Angeles County. It was assigned charter number 12385.
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The Pasadena National Bank Of Pasadena in California issued 21,947 sheets of $5 1902 blue seal national bank notes. Once a bank prints more than 10,000 sheets of blue seals it becomes very difficult for those notes to be rare. Ben Harrison is on the front of all 1902 $5 blue seal bank notes. This happens to be the smallest denomination issued for the 1902 series. Each note is complete with a blue seal and blue charter number. Despite saying series of 1902, these were actually issued by national banks between 1908 and 1928. There are two different types of blue seals. The first type is called a date back and it has “1902-1908” written on the back of the bill. The other type is called a plain back; it does not have the date stamps on the back of the bill. The values for these notes range widely based on condition and the bank of issue.
1902 $5 Blue Seal National Bank Note
The Pasadena National Bank Of Pasadena printed 11,736 sheets of Type1 1929 $5 national bank notes. Sadly, based on a number that high, there is basically no chance for these notes to be especially rare. Every 1929 $5 bill has a portrait of Abraham Lincoln on it. This is also the lowest denomination of small size national currency that any bank issued. All serial numbers end with the letter A and start with a letter between A and F. Remember that you can take the total number of sheets printed and multiply it by six get to the actual number of bank notes printed for this denomination. All small size national bank notes were printed on sheets of six.
Series of 1929 Type1 $5 National Bank Note
The Pasadena National Bank Of Pasadena also printed 25,524 individual notes from the type2 1929 $5 national bank note series. That is a high printing total. Don’t expect much rarity here, but condition factors can always make common items more valuable. This was an easy and popular denomination for national banks. Five dollars could buy a lot of different things back in 1929 and the early 1930s. 1929 type2 five dollar bank notes are available in quantities today. However, some notes can be extremely rare. The exact value all depends on the bank of issue and condition. Contact us and we would be happy to give a free appraisal.
Series of 1929 Type2 $5 National Bank Note