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How Much Is A 1868 $5 Bill Worth?

1868 Five Dollar Bill

How Much Is A 1868 $5 Bill Worth?

Five dollar bills from 1868 can be rare. They are a type of national currency. These $5 bills from 1868 are part of a group of notes known as first charter national bank notes. The year 1868 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 1868 five dollars was the same as $352.80 today. Very few people could afford to keep five dollars in 1868 as a curiosity item. For that reason and due to small printings, a lot of 1868 five dollar bills are scarce to rare.

There is an active market for these notes. We purchase all 1868 five dollar bills. If you need an offer then please contact us. Not too long ago we have paid more than $23,500 for very rare 1868 five dollar bills. You won’t know how much yours could be worth unless you ask. And you would not be the first person to be shocked by the value. No matter what you have, we guarantee it is worth many multiples more than the face value of five dollars.

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Remember: 1868 five dollar bills with the serial number one, or bills that are in perfect condition, should be worth more money than generic bills.

The following banks printed 1868 $5 bills:

  • Charter 1678 – Union Stock Yards National Bank of Chicago, Illinois
  • Charter 1684 – Pacific National Bank of Council Bluffs, Iowa
  • Charter 1687 – Farmers National Bank of Bangor, Maine
  • Charter 1683 – First National Bank of Mankato, Minnesota
  • Charter 1683 – First National Bank & Trust Company of Mankato, Minnesota
  • Charter 1686 – First National Bank of Faribault, Minnesota
  • Charter 1677 – Greene County National Bank of Springfield, Missouri
  • Charter 1688 – First National Bank of Hillsborough, New Hampshire
  • Charter 1681 – Princeton National Bank, New Jersey
  • Charter 1682 – State National Bank of Raleigh, North Carolina
  • Charter 1676 – First National Bank of Honeybrook, Pennsylvania
  • Charter 1685 – First National Bank of Sharon, Pennsylvania
  • Charter 1680 – Carolina National Bank of Columbia, South Carolina