The First National Bank Of Afton
The First National Bank Of Afton in Iowa printed $30,100 dollars worth of national currency. In the scheme of things, that is a very tiny output. Notes from this bank should be rare. This national bank opened in 1876 and stopped printing money in 1879, which equals a 4 year printing period. That means that money from this bank was not entering circulation very often. During its life, The First National Bank Of Afton issued 1 single type and denomination 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 Afton was located in Union County. It was assigned charter number 2326.
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The First National Bank Of Afton in Iowa printed 1,505 sheets of $5 series of 1875 national bank notes. Any time you see a print range between 1,000 and 2,500 you can assume that the bank was small and that their notes could be fairly scarce. 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