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Rare $5 1875 Bill from The First National Bank of Alameda, CA

Bank Name:  The First National Bank of Alameda

State:  CA – California

Charter Number:  2431

Lifetime:  Operated 1879 to 1888 | Total Issue – $149,470

Series:  $5 – 1875 National Banknote

Sheets Printed:  3,666

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

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Rarity and Value:  This is generally considered the most common first charter note available. However, don’t get the word common confused with cheap. Some of these notes can be extremely valuable. It really just depends on the condition and bank of issue. The most generic examples might only be worth several hundred dollars. Rarer examples could be worth many times more than that. 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.

We Are Buyers!!!

We buy all antique paper money issued by The First National Bank of Alameda, CA. We can tell you how much your $5 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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