The National Bank Of Defiance
The National Bank Of Defiance in Ohio printed $108,900 dollars worth of national currency. That is a small output. National bank notes from here should be scarce. This national bank opened in 1930 and stopped printing money in 1931, which equals a 2 year printing period. That means that money from this bank was not entering circulation very often. During its life, The National Bank Of Defiance 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 National Bank Of Defiance was located in Defiance County. It was assigned charter number 13457.
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The National Bank Of Defiance in Ohio issued 1,151 sheets of Type1 1929 $10 national bank notes. That is a pretty typical sheet output for a national bank during the small size era. Each $10 bill from 1929 has a portrait of Alexander Hamilton on it. The black number written vertically is the charter number. The charter number never affects the value; it is just an identifier. The ten dollar type1 national bank note happens to be the single most common national bank note, with over 65,000 known to exist from all banks. Of course each note is valued based on its condition and rarity. Some are very rare.
Series of 1929 Type1 $10 National Bank Note
The National Bank Of Defiance printed 332 sheets of Type1 1929 $20 national bank notes. That may sound like a very small number, and it is. However, when it comes to small size notes, that print range usually allows for a handful of survivors. Andrew Jackson is featured on the front of each 1929 $20 bill. Be sure to take note of the serial number on your specific bank note. If it is 000001 then you can expect a nice premium. There is a special market for serial number one bank notes. Of course, even if the number isn’t #1, it could still be collectible and have a high value just based on its condition and rarity alone.
Series of 1929 Type1 $20 National Bank Note