Author Archives: Bank Note Reporter Staff

Spelling varieties are plentiful

By Peter Huntoon and Robert Liddell Nobody can ever leave anything alone, particularly spellers. That is the point of this column. People often feel compelled to update the spelling of their towns, so this has led to some great variety … Continue reading

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Just one National State and City Bank title in country

By Peter Huntoon Now here is a great bank name brought to you by Bob Liddell. The title of this bank was changed from National State Bank to National State and City Bank of Richmond on July 1, 1910. Virginia … Continue reading

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Market seems in anticipation of FUN

By Bill Brandimore There will be an interesting numismatic 10-day tour of Poland, Austria and the Czech Republic in September, followed by a seminar in Wroclaw (Breslau) Poland, Sept. 27-30, 2018, where a joint group of American and Polish numismatists … Continue reading

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1882 $20 Gold Certificate leads

The “finest known” 1882 $20 Gold Certificate, Fr. 1176, is expected to bring in excess of $250,000 as part of Heritage Auctions’ Platinum Night Signature Auctions, set for Jan. 3-9 in Tampa, Fla. The sale is in conjunction with the … Continue reading

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Rare one dollar featured in sale

One of only three known examples of the first issue 1894 British Honduras one dollar note is to be featured in Stack’s Bowers Galleries’ official auction of the New York International Numismatic Convention, scheduled for Jan. 12-13 at the Grand … Continue reading

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New South Wales rarity auctioned

Roxbury’s October sale in Queensland saw one of the great rarities of Australian paper money on offer: a £1 emergency issue of the New South Wales Government of 1893 (PS-1001). Just three such notes are known in private hands today. … Continue reading

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WW II remembered on inscribed notes

By Mark Hotz I have received a lot of positive feedback on the past few articles on interesting war-related signed currency, and so I have decided to continue this series for a few more months. This month we will be … Continue reading

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Just 420 Red Seal sheets issued by New Mexico bank

By Peter Huntoon The smallest number of any sheet combination issued in either the territory or state of New Mexico was 10 sheets of 1902 Date Back 10-10-10-20 notes from The First National Bank of Texico, New Mexico Territory. The … Continue reading

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19th century German note offers New Year greeting

By Neil Shafer It’s been a long time since I’ve used this venue to help greet the new year. So for this reason I have chosen to show such a greeting (no specified year) on a note from Germany that, … Continue reading

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Tracking bank titles in Pittsburgh a headache

By Peter Huntoon Tracking bank titles in Pittsburgh gives everyone a headache. Prepare for yours. I’ll strip this down to its essence. The Second National Bank of Pittsburgh (252) was chartered in 1864. It and The First National Bank of … Continue reading

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