Old Money from The First National Bank Of Leadville | 2420
The First National Bank Of Leadville
The First National Bank Of Leadville in Colorado printed $107,700 dollars worth of national currency. That is a small output. National bank notes from here should be scarce. This national bank opened in 1879 and stopped printing money in 1884, which equals a 6 year printing period. That is obviously a very short period of time. During its life, The First National Bank Of Leadville 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 Of Leadville was located in Lake County. It was assigned charter number 2420.
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The First National Bank Of Leadville in Colorado issued 5,385 sheets of $5 series of 1875 national bank notes. A print range between 5,000 and 10,000 is a pretty high number. But you have to remember we are talking about bank notes from the 1870s and 1880s. Even banks with high issue numbers could be rare today. Series of 1875 $5 bills are some of the most commonly encountered bank notes from the first charter series. Only the original series $1 bill is more available. Some banks exclusively issued five dollar bills. So if you want an example from one of those banks then you don’t have many options. These notes have a rounded red seal and red serial numbers. They also all have a red charter number.
Series of 1875 $5 National Bank Note