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Rare $1 1875 Bill from The First National Bank of Decatur, IL

Bank Name:  The First National Bank of Decatur

State:  IL – Illinois

Charter Number:  477

Lifetime:  Operated 1864 to 1870 | Total Issue – $89,550

Series:  $1 – 1875 National Banknote

Sheets Printed:  2,910

Value:  Call, Text, or Email For A Quote | Info@RareCurrency.com | 864-430-4020

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Rarity and Value:  This denomination was only printed from 1875 until 1878. That is a very short period of time. It is no surprise that these are usually at least scarce and sometimes quite rare. One dollar was not a tremendous amount of money, so it was possible for these to be saved as curiosity items. Prices start at around $400 and go up quickly from there. We would be happy to tell you what yours is worth. Just email us. Don’t forget to check the serial number. Number 1 notes always sell for nice premiums.

Current Market Analysis:  National bank notes from the Midwest typically struggle to sell for the same prices as equally rare notes from western and southern states. The plethora of notes available from Chicago banks really brings the value of many other notes from Illinois down. There are still plenty of collectors looking to buy notes from the wealthy suburbs in Chicagoland. Even Illinois banks in the St. Louis metro area have a close following. However, don’t expect rare notes from small farming communities to be worth tremendous amounts of money. They just don’t have a following amongst the people in the hobby who are paying up for interesting notes. The supply tends to outweigh the demand in today’s market.

We Are Buyers!!!

We buy all antique paper money issued by The First National Bank of Decatur, IL. We can tell you how much your $1 bill is worth. We aren’t just dealers. We are also collectors, experts, and appraisers. We have contributed to numerous price guides and are considered specialists in the field of national currency. Contact us via phone or email to get your free appraisal today.

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