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Rare $100 1882 Brown Seal Bill from The First National Bank of Grass Valley, CA

Bank Name:  The First National Bank of Grass Valley

State:  CA – California

Charter Number:  3648

Lifetime:  Operated 1887 to 1888 | Total Issue – $11,750

Series:  $100 – 1882 Brown Back National Banknote

Sheets Printed:  30

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

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Rarity and Value:  This is the highest denomination issued for the brown back series. These were printed in limited quantities. Many banks didn’t have the demand for such a high denomination from the general public. Today a very generic one of these should be worth around $3,500. That price can definitely get higher based on the condition and bank of issue. Please contact us for details. Don’t forget to check the serial number. Number 1 notes always sell for nice premiums.

Current Market Analysis:  In the early part of the 21st century notes from California were especially hot. The reality is that most collectors who follow the state have been collecting for decades. So you have to have something really special to achieve the prices we were seeing ten years ago, because most collectors have very few holes in their collections left to fill. There were lots of blue seal banks in California that seem rare, but they don’t always bring values commiserate with their perceived rarity. The location of the bank also matters. Traditionally notes from the bay area and San Diego have been especially popular. It should go without saying that national gold bank notes from California have a special place in most currency collections.

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We buy all antique paper money issued by The First National Bank of Grass Valley, CA. We can tell you how much your $100 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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