The Farmers & Merchants National Bank In Bellaire
The Farmers & Merchants National Bank In Bellaire in Ohio printed $45,600 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 1934 and stopped printing money in 1935, which equals a 2 year printing period. That means that money from this bank was not entering circulation very often. During its life, The Farmers & Merchants National Bank In Bellaire issued 2 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 & Merchants National Bank In Bellaire was located in Belmont County. It was assigned charter number 13996.
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The Farmers & Merchants National Bank In Bellaire in Ohio issued 3,040 individual notes from the type2 1929 $10 national bank note series. That may seem like a high number, but remember that is total notes printed for the denomination, not sheets printed. The easiest way to spot the difference between type1 1929 $10 bills and 1929 type2 $10 bills is in the serial number. Type2 notes have a serial number that ends with a number. 1929 type1 notes have a serial number that ends with the letter A. Generally speaking, these $10 bills are rarer than the earlier type1 issues. However, most collectors don’t pay more for that rarity because they look basically the same.
Series of 1929 Type2 $10 National Bank Note
The Farmers & Merchants National Bank In Bellaire printed 760 individual notes from the type2 1929 $20 national bank note series. Type2 1929 national bank notes are already rare to begin with. A printing of less than 1,000 is especially low. One of the great things about 1929 type2 $20 national bank notes is that they really aren’t that old and some can be extremely rare. Until the big head $20 series started there really wasn’t much difference between something printed in 1929 and the same bill printed in 1993. We have bought some examples in the past few months that people just found in their change.
Series of 1929 Type2 $20 National Bank Note