Old Money from The American National Bank Of Grand Rapids | 13328
The American National Bank Of Grand Rapids
The American National Bank Of Grand Rapids in Michigan printed $964,140 dollars worth of national currency. That is a high amount, but condition and serial numbers can make otherwise common currency from this bank quite valuable. This national bank opened in 1929 and stopped printing money in 1931, which equals a 3 year printing period. That means that money from this bank was not entering circulation very often. During its life, The American National Bank Of Grand Rapids issued 2 different types and denominations 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 American National Bank Of Grand Rapids was located in Kent County. It was assigned charter number 13328.
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The American National Bank Of Grand Rapids in Michigan printed 10,467 sheets of Type1 1929 $10 national bank notes. Sadly, based on a number that high, there is basically no chance for these notes to be especially rare. Each $10 bill from 1929 has a portrait of Alexander Hamilton on it. The black number written vertically is the charter number. The charter number never affects the value; it is just an identifier. The ten dollar type1 national bank note happens to be the single most common national bank note, with over 65,000 known to exist from all banks. Of course each note is valued based on its condition and rarity. Some are very rare.
Series of 1929 Type1 $10 National Bank Note
The American National Bank Of Grand Rapids printed 2,801 sheets of Type1 1929 $20 national bank notes. That is a pretty typical sheet output for a national bank during the small size era. Andrew Jackson is featured on the front of each 1929 $20 bill. Be sure to take note of the serial number on your specific bank note. If it is 000001 then you can expect a nice premium. There is a special market for serial number one bank notes. Of course, even if the number isn’t #1, it could still be collectible and have a high value just based on its condition and rarity alone.
Series of 1929 Type1 $20 National Bank Note