The Forbes National Bank Of Pittsburgh
The Forbes National Bank Of Pittsburgh in Pennsylvania printed $663,780 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 1927 and stopped printing money in 1935, which equals a 9 year printing period. That is obviously a very short period of time. During its life, The Forbes National Bank Of Pittsburgh 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 Forbes National Bank Of Pittsburgh was located in Allegheny County. It was assigned charter number 13153.
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The Forbes National Bank Of Pittsburgh in Pennsylvania printed 12,142 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 Forbes National Bank Of Pittsburgh printed 59,904 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