Small Size Federal Reserve Bank Notes $100 - 1929

Small Size-Federal Reserve Bank Notes

Small size Federal Reserve Bank Notes (FRBNs) of 1929 was a one-year emergency issue. Issued in 1933 in denominations of $5, $10, $20, $50 and $100 denomoations, they all featured a distinct Brown Seal. Not all banks issued all denominations. Although they are all obsolete, most are still readily available for collectors. FRBN stars notes are highly sought after and are very rare in certain denominations. According to the Jhon E Cash Census, there are an estimated 1,215 star notes known. They differed from Federal Reserve Notes in that they could be redeemed only at the Federal Reserve bank that issued them.

They were issued only as an emergency issue in 1933 using the same paper stock used for National Bank Notes. This emergency issue was prompted by the public hoarding of cash because of the many bank failures happening at the time. This also limited the ability of the ,National Banks to issue notes of their own. They were phased out within 2 years, but served their purpose dutifully. As small size notes, they have brown seals and serial numbers, the same as National Bank Notes of the era.

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Fr.-1890 1929 $100 Minneapolis Ser. I00069337A VF
A nice circulated example of a 1929 $100 Federal Reserve Bank Note from the ever tough Minneapolis district. There are no rips, tears of pinholes. A s...
Added: 7/19/2010 Views: 658 Price: SOLD

Fr.-1890E* 1929 $100 Rich (2nd finest) PMG VF-25 Serial # E00006486*
A real nice 1929 $100 Richmond FRBN Star Note. This is the second finest example of the 9 known. The serial number is E00006404*. PMG VF-25. There
Added: 1/1/2010 Views: 3930 Price: SOLD

Fr.-1890E* 1929 $100 Rich (2nd Finest) PMG VF-25 Serial # E00006404*
Here is a 1929 $100 Richmond FRBN Star Note. The serial number is E00006404*. PMG VF-25. There are only 9 Richmond $100 FRBN stars known. This note is...
Added: 1/1/2010 Views: 7202 Price: SOLD

Fr.-1890G* 1929 $100 Chicago PMG VF-25 Serial # G00000616*
Here is a 1929 $100 FRBN Star from the Chicago District. There are only 14 known. Serial # G00000616* PMG VF-25. PMG has only graded 7 of these notes....
Added: 1/1/2010 Views: 1010 Price: SOLD

Fr.-1890G* 1929 $100 Chicago PMG VF-25 Serial # G00000922*
Here is a 1929 $100 FRBN Chicago Serial Number G0000922* Note. There are only 14 $100 1929 FRBN Chicago Star notes known. This is a problem free note ...
Added: 1/1/2010 Views: 4231 Price: SOLD

Fr.-1890J 1929 $100 Kansas City FRBN PMG-58EPQ
This is a very nice almost uncirculated example of the 1929 $100 FRBN from Kansas City. Nice even margins on the front and back. It features 4 pointed...
Added: 1/1/2010 Views: 7231 Price: SOLD

Fr.-1890J* 1929 $100 K. City (2nd Finest) PCGS-63PPQ Ser # J00009522*
POP 2/1 finer. This 1929 $100 FRBN Star is one of only a few Uncirculated $100 Kansas City Stars known. There is one graded by PCGS that is in higher ...
Added: 1/1/2010 Views: 4038 Price: SOLD

Fr.-1890K* 1929 $100 Dallas FRBN Star (2 known) Ser. # K00009700* PMG F-15
This extremely rare 1929 $100 Dallas FRBN star note comes from the Jhon E Cash Collection of FRBN Stars. This was the very first Dallas $100 FRBN star...
Added: 1/1/2010 Views: 7308 Price: SOLD

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