Old Money from The First National Bank at Bessemer | 13789
The First National Bank at Bessemer
The First National Bank at Bessemer in Alabama printed $112,800 dollars worth of national currency. That is a small output. National bank notes from here should be scarce. This national bank opened in 1933 and stopped printing money in 1935, which equals a 3 year printing period. That means that money from this bank was not entering circulation very often. During its life, The First National Bank at Bessemer issued 1 single type and denomination of national currency We have examples of the types listed below. Your bank note should look similar. Just the bank name will be different. For the record, The First National Bank at Bessemer was located in Jefferson County. It was assigned charter number 13789.
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The First National Bank at Bessemer in Alabama printed 11,280 individual notes from the type2 1929 $10 national bank note series. This is a pretty typical print run for type2 national bank notes. Values will be across the board based on demand. The easiest way to spot the difference between type1 1929 $10 bills and 1929 type2 $10 bills is in the serial number. Type2 notes have a serial number that ends with a number. 1929 type1 notes have a serial number that ends with the letter A. Generally speaking, these $10 bills are rarer than the earlier type1 issues. However, most collectors don’t pay more for that rarity because they look basically the same.
Series of 1929 Type2 $10 National Bank Note