How Much Is A 1894 $5 Bill Worth?

Five dollar bills from 1894 are usually very rare. They are a type of national currency. These $5 bills from 1894 are part of a group of notes known as second charter national bank notes. Don’t get confused by the fact that 1894 and 1882 are printed on the $5 bill. 1894 is the charter date and 1882 is the series date. These bills can have either a brown seal or a blue seal. Brown seal five dollar bills tend to be more valuable. Their current value is based on the bank of issue, the serial number, and the condition. James Garfield is on the front of each note. In 1894 five dollars was equivalent to $163.59 today. Very few people could afford to tie up five dollars in 1894 for no reason. Because of that and due to small printings, a lot of 1894 five dollar bills are scarce to rare.

These notes are very collectible. We buy all 1894 five dollar bills. If you need a price quote then please contact us. Not too long ago we have paid over $13,750 for some very rare 1894 five dollar bills. You won’t know how much yours could be worth unless you ask. And you would not be the first person to be shocked by the value. No matter what you have, we guarantee it is worth many multiples more than the face value of five dollars. – (864) 430-4020

Remember: 1894 five dollar bills with the serial number one, or bills that are in perfect condition, should be worth more money than generic bills.

The following banks issued 1894 $5 bills:

  • Charter 4947 – First National Bank of Wadesboro, North Carolina
  • Charter 4960 – National Bank of Wilmington, North Carolina
  • Charter 4961 – Citizens National Bank of Akron, Ohio
  • Charter 4970 – Wick National Bank of Youngstown, Ohio
  • Charter 4977 – City National Bank of Niles, Ohio
  • Charter 4938 – New First National Bank of Meadville, Pennsylvania
  • Charter 4938 – First National Bank of Meadville, Pennsylvania
  • Charter 4948 – First National Bank of Coudersport, Pennsylvania
  • Charter 4955 – Peoples National Bank of Lebanon, Pennsylvania
  • Charter 4965 – Union National Bank of Huntingdon, Pennsylvania
  • Charter 4965 – Union National Bank & Trust Company of Huntingdon, Pennsylvania
  • Charter 4971 – First National Bank of Cochranton, Pennsylvania
  • Charter 4974 – Westmoreland National Bank of Greensburg, Pennsylvania
  • Charter 4978 – First National Bank of New Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
  • Charter 4979 – Farmers National Bank of Lebanon, Pennsylvania
  • Charter 4983 – American National Bank of Deadwood, South Dakota
  • Charter 4946 – National Livestock Bank of Fort Worth, Texas
  • Charter 4950 – Peoples National Bank of Colorado, Texas
  • Charter 4976 – First National Bank of Hearne, Texas
  • Charter 4982 – Red River National Bank of Clarksville, Texas
  • Charter 4943 – Peoples National Bank of Swanton, Vermont
  • Charter 4940 – First National Bank of Onancock, Virginia
  • Charter 4937 – Citizens National Bank of Appleton, Wisconsin
  • Charter 4975 – National Bank of Manitowoc, Wisconsin
  • Charter 4975 – First National Bank in Manitowoc, Wisconsin