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Rare $5 1882 Brown Seal Bill from The Iowa City National Bank of Iowa City, IA

Bank Name:  The Iowa City National Bank of Iowa City

State:  IA – Iowa

Charter Number:  2821

Lifetime:  Operated 1882 to 1889 | Total Issue – $86,960

Series:  $5 – 1882 Brown Back National Banknote

Sheets Printed:  1,083

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

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Rarity and Value:  These are not rare as a type. Some are only worth a few hundred dollars. You really just need to pay attention to the bank of issue and condition. Some examples can be worth thousands of dollars. It is also interesting to note that James Garfield was the first person to be featured prominently on a national bank note. Each state also has a unique seal on the back left hand side of each note. Some collectors try to collect a seal from each state. Don’t forget to check the serial number. Number 1 notes always sell for nice premiums.

Current Market Analysis:  Iowa is considered to be the birthplace of the national bank note collecting hobby. In fact the only museum dedicated to national currency is located in Iowa. The original dealers supporting our niche numismatic area lived and worked out of Iowa. That means that for almost six decades there have been collectors in Iowa trying to find great rarities from their home state. New and good discoveries from Iowa are few and far between these days. Most long terms collectors feel like they have seen it all before; and many times they are correct. When we think of Iowa, images of pen-signed notes from great town names (Spirit Lake, Hawkeye, Lost Nation, Jewell Junction, etc.) come to mind.

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We buy all antique paper money issued by The Iowa City National Bank of Iowa City, IA. 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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