The Merchants National Bank Of Amsterdam
The Merchants National Bank Of Amsterdam in New York printed $131,580 dollars worth of national currency. That is a small output. National bank notes from here should be scarce. This national bank opened in 1883 and stopped printing money in 1890, which equals a 8 year printing period. That is obviously a very short period of time. During its life, The Merchants National Bank Of Amsterdam 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 Merchants National Bank Of Amsterdam was located in Montgomery County. It was assigned charter number 2920.
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The Merchants National Bank Of Amsterdam in New York printed 6,579 sheets of $5 1882 brown back national bank notes. A print range between 5,000 and 10,000 suggests that there should be at least a couple of notes known to exist. You can take the total number of sheets printed and multiply that number by four to get the exact number of 1882 $5 brown back bank notes this bank issued. Each note has a portrait of James Garfield on the left hand side of the bill. These are very popular with collectors because they have different text layouts. Some notes are worth as little as a few hundred dollars, but most are worth a good deal more.
Series of 1882 $5 Brown Back