The Purcell National Bank Of Purcell
The Purcell National Bank Of Purcell in Oklahoma printed $35,200 dollars worth of national currency. In the scheme of things, that is a very tiny output. Notes from this bank should be rare. This national bank opened in 1891 and stopped printing money in 1899, which equals a 9 year printing period. That is obviously a very short period of time. During its life, The Purcell National Bank Of Purcell 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 Purcell National Bank Of Purcell was located in McClain County. It was assigned charter number 4636.
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The Purcell National Bank Of Purcell in Oklahoma printed 704 sheets of $10 1882 territorial brown back national bank notes. A print run under 1,000 will get the attention of most people. Combine that with a territorial and you have a real winner. The ten dollar 1882 territorial brown back was printed by more than 200 national banks, and more than 200 pieces are known to exist today. That number tends to go up by a handful each year as more are discovered. Often times the $10 territorial was the first and lowest denomination a bank received. About a dozen #1 specimens are held by collectors today, and there are probably many more still held by descendants of early pioneer bankers. Territorial bank notes are the cream of the crop when it comes to national bank notes. Most are at least rare and some can be very valuable. As always, the exact value is still based on bank of issue and condition. Something ugly from Oklahoma might only be worth $3,000, but other examples could be worth well over $10,000.
Series of 1882 $10 Territorial Brown Back
The Purcell National Bank Of Purcell printed 704 sheets of $20 1882 territorial brown back national bank notes. That number also represents the total number of twenty dollar bills printed for the type. Whether you have a ten or a twenty dollar territorial brown back, you should work with an expert to establish the value. Twenty dollar notes from this series were only printed at the rate of one to three compared to tens, but sadly, $20 1882 brown backs really don’t command a premium for their extra rarity. Only around fifty are known to exist today.
Series of 1882 $20 Territorial Brown Back