Old Money from The Farmers National Bank Of Vergennes | 2475
The Farmers National Bank Of Vergennes
The Farmers National Bank Of Vergennes in Vermont printed $239,300 dollars worth of national currency. That is a small output. National bank notes from here should be scarce. This national bank opened in 1880 and stopped printing money in 1901, which equals a 22 year printing period. That is a fairly normal lifespan for a national bank. During its life, The Farmers National Bank Of Vergennes 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 Farmers National Bank Of Vergennes was located in Addison County. It was assigned charter number 2475.
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The Farmers National Bank Of Vergennes in Vermont issued 11,620 sheets of $5 series of 1875 national bank notes. That is a high issue number for a national bank. You are likely not dealing with a rare bank note. However, the exact value is still based on condition and a number of other factors. You might be surprised at the value. 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
The Farmers National Bank Of Vergennes printed 138 sheets of $10 1882 brown back national bank notes. Very few national banks issued such a small number of 1882 brown backs. There were three $10 bills printed on a single sheet of 1882 brown backs. The design of the bill is similar to all earlier ten dollar national bank notes. The nickname comes from the fact that these bills have a brown seal and brown overprint. Despite saying series of 1882, these were actually printed by some banks up until 1908. The date you see in cursive relates to when the bank first started issuing brown back notes.
Series of 1882 $10 Brown Back
The Farmers National Bank Of Vergennes also printed 138 sheets of $20 1882 brown back national bank notes. As you can see, the sheet output is the same for $20 brown backs as it is for $10 brown backs. There was only one $20 brown back printed on a sheet. So the sheet output also equals the total note output. One neat thing about all brown backs is that they each have a different back design based on which state issued them. The back left hand side of the note shows the state seal of which ever state the national bank was located in. Generally speaking, 1882 $20 brown backs are pretty difficult to locate. They typically were printed in small numbers and they don’t have a great survival rate.
Series of 1882 $20 Brown Back