Old Money from The Smithfield National Bank Of Pittsburgh | 2281
The Smithfield National Bank Of Pittsburgh
The Smithfield National Bank Of Pittsburgh in Pennsylvania printed $97,500 dollars worth of national currency. A production number that low doesn’t save room for many survivors. Currency from this bank will be rare. This national bank opened in 1875 and stopped printing money in 1878, which equals a 4 year printing period. That means that money from this bank was not entering circulation very often. During its life, The Smithfield National Bank Of Pittsburgh 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 Smithfield National Bank Of Pittsburgh was located in Allegheny County. It was assigned charter number 2281.
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The Smithfield National Bank Of Pittsburgh in Pennsylvania printed 650 sheets of $50 original series national bank notes. The printing number for original series $50 bills is irrelevant. There are only about 35 known to exist from all banks in the country. Despite being extremely rare, condition is still very important. Lots of first charter fifty dollar bills are heavily circulated; there are significant premiums for anything that grades extremely fine or higher.
Original Series $50 National Bank Note
The Smithfield National Bank Of Pittsburgh printed 650 sheets of $100 original series national bank notes. The same piece of advice applies here as it does to first charter fifties. These are rare enough to the point that printing numbers don’t matter. The same condition guidelines apply to original series $100 bank notes. These traded hands frequently and are often found in “well-used” states today. As with other bank notes, there can be huge price gaps between different grade points.
Original Series $100 National Bank Note