Some ten dollar bills from 1869 have the chance to be very rare. As with any national currency, the value of an 1869 $10 note is based mostly on which national bank issued it. We have a list below of all the national banks that printed 1869 ten dollar notes. The condition of the bank note is always important. Sometimes the serial number can add a significant premium as well. Some sell for as little as a few hundred dollars. Others can have a value well into the thousands. Please remember that 1869 is only the charter date. The bill could have actually been printed as late as 1889. Some ten dollar bills from 1869 can have “Series of 1875” written on them. Once again, that year does not necessarily correlate to when the bill was issued. The reason these bills are so rare is because ten dollars was a lot of money in 1869. That is the same as $1,417.13 today, after you adjust for inflation! You can see why so few 1869 $10 bills still exist. They were incredibly expensive to save.
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Here is a list of banks that printed ten dollar bills in 1869:
- Charter 1693 – National Bank of Commerce of Chicago, Illinois
- Charter 1696 – First National Bank of Leon, Iowa
- Charter 1694 – National Bank of Lebanon, Kentucky
- Charter 1690 – First National Bank of Austin, Minnesota
- Charter 1691 – Union Square National Bank of New York, New York
- Charter 1689 – Ohio National Bank of Cleveland, Ohio
- Charter 1692 – First National Bank of Murfreesboro, Tennessee
- Charter 1695 – First National Bank of Utah, Utah