How Much Is A 1866 $5 Bill Worth?

1866 Five Dollar Bill

How Much Is A 1866 $5 Bill Worth?

Five dollar bills from 1866 are usually difficult to locate. They are technically called national currency by collectors. These $5 bills from 1866 are part of a group of notes known as first charter national bank notes. The year 1866 should be the only year printed on the bill. Each bill has a spiked red seal and the name of a national bank. These are valued based on their condition and serial number. In 1866 five dollars was equal to $374.29 today. Most people couldn’t afford to hold onto five dollars in 1866 without cause. For that reason and due to small printing numbers, most 1866 five dollar bills are scarce to rare.

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Remember: 1866 five dollar bills with the serial number one, or bills that are in perfect condition, should be worth more money than generic bills.

The banks in the list below printed 1866 $5 bills:

  • Charter 1631 – First National Bank of Fort Smith, Arkansas
  • Charter 1648 – Merchants National Bank of Little Rock, Arkansas
  • Charter 1648 – First National Bank of Little Rock, Arkansas
  • Charter 1651 – Colorado National Bank of Denver, Colorado
  • Charter 1652 – Rocky Mountain National Bank of Central City, Colorado
  • Charter 1630 – Chattahooche National Bank of Columbus, Georgia
  • Charter 1639 – National Bank of Athens, Georgia
  • Charter 1640 – Merchants National Bank of Savannah, Georgia
  • Charter 1637 – First National Bank of Pekin, Illinois
  • Charter 1641 – First National Bank of Olney, Illinois
  • Charter 1662 – Ridgeley National Bank of Springfield, Illinois
  • Charter 1629 – First National Bank of Grinnell, Iowa
  • Charter 1661 – First National Bank of Fort Dodge, Iowa
  • Charter 1660 – Kansas Valley National Bank of Topeka, Kansas
  • Charter 1660 – First National Bank of Topeka, Kansas
  • Charter 1626 – Louisiana National Bank of New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Charter 1643 – United National Bank of Winona, Minnesota
  • Charter 1627 – First National Bank of Sedalia, Missouri
  • Charter 1665 – National Bank of The State of Missouri, Missouri
  • Charter 1649 – First National Bank of Helena, Montana
  • Charter 1633 – Omaha National Bank, Nebraska
  • Charter 1645 – Laconia National Bank, New Hampshire
  • Charter 1655 – National Bank of Newport, New York
  • Charter 1632 – National Bank of New Berne, North Carolina
  • Charter 1656 – First National Bank of Wilmington, North Carolina
  • Charter 1659 – First National Bank of Salem, North Carolina
  • Charter 1647 – National Bank of The Republic of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Charter 1663 – Pennsylvania National Bank of Pottsville, Pennsylvania
  • Charter 1663 – Pennsylvania National Bank & Trust Company of Pottsville, Pennsylvania
  • Charter 1636 – German National Bank of Memphis, Tennessee
  • Charter 1664 – National Bank of Lebanon, Tennessee
  • Charter 1642 – National Bank of Texas, Texas
  • Charter 1644 – First National Bank of Houston, Texas
  • Charter 1657 – San Antonio National Bank, Texas
  • Charter 1646 – Miners National Bank of Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Charter 1634 – National Union Bank of Swanton, Vermont
  • Charter 1638 – Northfield National Bank, Vermont
  • Charter 1653 – National Bank of Bellows Falls, Vermont
  • Charter 1628 – Planters National Bank of Richmond, Virginia
  • Charter 1635 – Shenandoah Valley National Bank of Winchester, Virginia
  • Charter 1658 – First National Bank of Clarksville, Virginia
  • Charter 1650 – Appleton National Bank of Appleton, Wisconsin