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We specialize in rare and hard to find US Paper Money: Errors, Large Size Notes, National Banknotes,  Colonial Currency, Confederate Currency, and Obsolete Currency

We have over 23,000+ paper money specimens up for auction and continually re-stock as more become available. 

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Extreme RARE 1898 Bank OF Nova Scotia $5 by John Doull PayPal

Extreme RARE 1898 Bank OF Nova Scotia $5 by John Doull

Price: $64,323.64 (0 Bids)
Time Left: 22d 22h 39m
$3 1837 Kirtland Safety Society ANTI Banking Co. Rust 14 PCGS 30 A PayPal

$3  1837  Kirtland Safety Society ANTI Banking Co.  Rust 14  PCGS 30 A

Price: $13,000.00 (0 Bids)
Time Left: 20d 12h 28m
$20 **SPECIMEN** American Bank Note Company PMG 65 epq Only 1 known !!! PayPal

$20 **SPECIMEN** American Bank Note Company PMG 65 epq Only 1 known !!!

Price: $12,500.00 (0 Bids)
Time Left: 18d 13h 16m
Ohio, Kirtland $3 1837 Kirtland Safety Society Bank PMG VF25 "Anti-Banking" Jose PayPal

Ohio,  Kirtland $3 1837 Kirtland Safety Society Bank PMG VF25 "Anti-Banking" Jose

Price: $11,770.00 (0 Bids)
Time Left: 25d 11h 38m
Ohio, Kirtland $100 1837 Kirtland Safety Society Bank PMG VF35 Joseph Smith PayPal

Ohio,  Kirtland $100 1837 Kirtland Safety Society Bank PMG VF35 Joseph Smith

Price: $11,770.00 (0 Bids)
Time Left: 25d 11h 38m
75 Cents Miners Bank Of Savings-Proprietary Proof ppA 1850s 66 Gem Unique PayPal

 75 Cents Miners Bank Of Savings-Proprietary Proof ppA 1850s 66 Gem Unique

Price: $10,000.00 (0 Bids)
Time Left: 23d 10h 37m
Kirtland $1 PCGS Choice VF35 PayPal

Kirtland $1 PCGS Choice VF35

Price: $7,350.00 (0 Bids)
Time Left: 6d 8h 40m
1861 T-6. CSA beauty! CU-63 graded by PMG.EXCEPTIONAL example of a rare note. PayPal

1861 T-6. CSA beauty! CU-63 graded by PMG.EXCEPTIONAL example of a rare note.

Price: $6,000.00 (0 Bids)
Time Left: 14d 9h 9m
$2 1862 UNION BANK of TENNESSEE NASHVILLE TN PCGS VF25 AMAZING COLOR ISSUED NOTE PayPal

$2 1862 UNION BANK of TENNESSEE NASHVILLE TN PCGS VF25 AMAZING COLOR ISSUED NOTE

Price: $5,000.00 (0 Bids)
Time Left: 20d 4h 15m
Kirtland OH $2 1837 Obsolete Currency Ch #OH245G4 Kirtland SSB PMG Fine12NET PayPal

Kirtland OH $2 1837 Obsolete Currency Ch #OH245G4 Kirtland SSB PMG Fine12NET

Price: $4,906.00 (0 Bids)
Time Left: 22d 2h 46m
Ohio, Kirtland $1 1837 Kirtland Safety Society Bank PMG VF20 Net Joseph Smith PayPal

Ohio,  Kirtland $1 1837 Kirtland Safety Society Bank PMG VF20 Net Joseph Smith

Price: $4,547.00 (0 Bids)
Time Left: 25d 11h 39m
1862 $5 Thomasville Bank - Thomasville, North Carolina Obsolete PayPal

1862 $5 Thomasville Bank - Thomasville,  North Carolina Obsolete

Price: $3,895.00 (0 Bids)
Time Left: 20d 4h 19m
Before the Civil Ware there was no such thing as United States government paper money.  During the Revolutionary War the states and the Continental Congress printed so much paper money to finance their expenses that its value evaporated.  As a result, when the Constitution was written, it contained the words, "No stat shall...make anything but gold and silver coin a tender in payment of debts."  Because of this the government avoided issuing paper money until the Civil War, and even then it was issued under limited circumstances.  The first type of paper money, Demand Notes, even bore interest.

Most of the paper money issued by the United States over the next century was, in fact, redeemable for gold or silver.  There are many different kinds of American paper money.  Their names, usually found at the top of the note as a heading, and often the colors of their seals indicate the law that authorized their issue and the nature of their backing. 

Almost all United States paper currency bears a date, but this is not necessarily the year it was actually printed.  It was the year of the act authorizing the series or the year the series went into production.  The signature combinations on banknotes can often be use to date them. 

Originally, paper money was larger than today.  Until 1928, the bills were about 7 1/2" by 3 1/8".  Beginning with the series of 1928 (release 1929) they have been 6 1/8" by 2 5/8".  The fractional notes of the Civil War were smaller than current notes, but varied in size.

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