Old Money from The First National Bank Of Sulphur Springs | 13653
The First National Bank Of Sulphur Springs
The First National Bank Of Sulphur Springs in Texas printed $19,700 dollars worth of national currency. Very few banks in the country issued less than $25,000 face value of national bank notes. Currency from this bank should be very rare. This national bank opened in 1932 and stopped printing money in 1934, 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 Of Sulphur Springs issued 3 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 First National Bank Of Sulphur Springs was located in Hopkins County. It was assigned charter number 13653.
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The First National Bank Of Sulphur Springs in Texas printed 184 sheets of Type1 1929 $10 national bank notes. That is an extremely small sheet printing number. Survivors are still likely but definitely not guaranteed. 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 First National Bank Of Sulphur Springs printed 64 sheets of Type1 1929 $20 national bank notes. That is an extremely small sheet printing number. Survivors are still likely but definitely not guaranteed. 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
The First National Bank Of Sulphur Springs also printed 98 individual notes from the type2 1929 $10 national bank note series. Type2 1929 national bank notes are already rare to begin with. A printing of less than 1,000 is especially low. 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