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By Peter Huntoon

The smallest number of any large-size sheet combination issued in Tennessee was 32 1902 Date Back 10-10-10-20s to Lynnville.


The reason for such a short Date Back issue was that the bank was liquidated in 1911 to be succeeded by the Bank of Lynnville under a less restrictive state charter.

The bankers there also used handfuls of 1902 Red Seal $5, $10, $20 and Date Back $5 notes. They only had a circulation of $8,100 in 1911. None of their notes have turned up yet.

Lynnville has a population of less than 300 and is located in the south central part of the state.

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