The First National Bank Of Freeport
The First National Bank Of Freeport in Illinois printed $158,430 dollars worth of national currency. That is a small output. National bank notes from here should be scarce. This national bank opened in 1933 and stopped printing money in 1935, which equals a 3 year printing period. That means that money from this bank was not entering circulation very often. During its life, The First National Bank Of Freeport issued 2 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 First National Bank Of Freeport was located in Stephenson County. It was assigned charter number 13695.
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The First National Bank Of Freeport in Illinois printed 9,959 individual notes from the type2 1929 $10 national bank note series. This is a pretty typical print run for type2 national bank notes. Values will be across the board based on demand. The easiest way to spot the difference between type1 1929 $10 bills and 1929 type2 $10 bills is in the serial number. Type2 notes have a serial number that ends with a number. 1929 type1 notes have a serial number that ends with the letter A. Generally speaking, these $10 bills are rarer than the earlier type1 issues. However, most collectors don’t pay more for that rarity because they look basically the same.
Series of 1929 Type2 $10 National Bank Note
The First National Bank Of Freeport printed 2,942 individual notes from the type2 1929 $20 national bank note series. That may seem like a high number, but remember that is total notes printed for the denomination, not sheets printed. One of the great things about 1929 type2 $20 national bank notes is that they really aren’t that old and some can be extremely rare. Until the big head $20 series started there really wasn’t much difference between something printed in 1929 and the same bill printed in 1993. We have bought some examples in the past few months that people just found in their change.
Series of 1929 Type2 $20 National Bank Note