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Indiana Obsolete Currency

 

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Image

ID

City

Bank

Date Den Cr. Spec.

Haxby

Whitman

Description

Grade

Price

IN13874

Attica

Shawnee Bank

1854

$1

Unl

23-1

30-G2

--

This issue by Danforth, Wright & Co. has tiny margins, cut just through the frame line at right and centering shifted slightly toward the top

VF+

$435

IN13884

Bellsville

Ohio River Bank

1860

$50

Unl

Unl

Unl

--

This Scrip imprinted with ornate green verso and "50--50" on the face, has no engravers imprint but has tiny uniform margins and is well centered

Ch VF+

$325

IN63878

Cannelton

Farmers & Mechanics Bank

1858

$3

Unl

98-3

90-G6

--

Full uniform margins, well centered; central vignette of 2 females engraved by W.L. Ormsby, typical toning for issue; Additional notes: IN67019, Ch Unc+ @ $290

Unc+

$290

IN95572

Columbia

Drovers Bank

185-

$5

Unl

120-4

105-G8

--

A tough issue to locate; this reminder with full irregularly cut margins, relatively clean for the grade; Additional notes: IN98764, VF (issued) @ $530, 

Ch VF+

$795

IN63948

Columbus

Kentucky Stock Bank

1858

$5

Unl

128-5

110-G8b

--

A remainder by Baldwin, Adams & Co. overprinted with fancy scroll work red 5--5 with full margins close at the top; Additional notes: IN52258, XF @ $400

AU

$435

IN81940

Columbus

Madison & Indianapolis Railroad

1843

$5

Unl

129-1

Unl

--

Tiny uniform margins surround this Rawdon, Wright & Hatch note with the "Tom Thumb" engine center, C/C

AU+

$325

IN20505

Conners-ville

Savings Bank of IN

1854

$10

Unl

139-3

125-G6a

--

This R-6 issue prepared by Rawdon, Wright, Hatch & Edison shows cherubs among coins front and a very ornate blue back with eagle at center

Gem AU++ SOLD

$295

IN13894

Dills-borough

C.J. Carroll Scrip

ca 1862

$0.50

Unl

171-3

Unl

--

Large uniform full margins surround this fractional Scrip, redeemable in "Current Funds"

Gem Unc

$395

IN39084

Dover Hill

American Bank

1856

$1

Unl

175-1

140-G2a

--

The Haxby Plate Note with bold payment cancellation signature, small margins, cut just to the frame line at top

AU

$150

IN27503

Dover Hill

American Bank

1856

$2

Unl

175-2

140-G4a

--

Full uniform margins, trimmed close to the frame line at the top, well centered, by Cincinnati Bank Note Co.

CU

$185

IN58248

Dover Hill

American Bank

1856

$5

Unl

175-3

140-G6

--

A tough note to locate, this with full small irregular margins and good centering, a red "N" stamped at top

VF+

$435

IN13914

Gosport

Alexander & Hays Bank Office

1857

$2

Unl

249-3

Unl

--

This R-5 private issue has been well circulated but is relatively clean, displaying small full margins and good centering, over printed with a large fancy TWO

Ch VF

$135

IN95612

Gosport

A. Brown Scrip

1856

$1

Unl

251-1

Unl

--

THis Scrip example has seen its share of circulation with tiny margins cut to the frame lines on three sides

F+

$250

IN95622

Gosport

A. Brown Scrip

1856

$2

Unl

251-2

Unl

--

This R-7 Private Scrip by Wellstood, Hay & Whiting is trimmed tight at the lower left with circulation soil present

F

$250

IN88851

Gosport

Citizens Bank

1857

$1

C-201

252-1

200-G2a

--

A well balanced vignette design by Wellstood, Hay & Whiting, small irregular margins blue panels verso

VF

$140

IN97323

Gosport

Citizens Bank

1857

$2

C-204

252-2

200-G4a

--

The tiny margins on this note are cut to the frame line on three sides, the bottom being larger and full; Additional notes:  IN78760, XF+ @ $185, IN95582, VF+ @ $175,

AU+

$200

IN88871

Gosport

Citizens Bank

1857

$3

C-209

252-3

200-G6a

--

Full, uniform margins cut close to frame line at RE; another Wellstood, Hay & Whiting balanced design; Additional Notes: IN88861, VF+ @ $195, IN95592, VF+ @ $195

Ch AU+

$265

IN13904

Gosport

Citizens Bank

1857

$5

C-213

252-4

200-G8a

--

A pleasant example of this common issue with full small irregular margins cut to the frame line at the right & good centering, blue panels verso

VF

$95

IN95602

Gosport

Citizens Bank

1857

$10

C-215

252-5

200-G10a

--

Uniform small margins surround this example of a tougher note to locate; the usual blue panels verso

VF

$200

IN58318

Green-castle

Exchange Bank

1854

$1

Unl

257-1

210-G2

--

A Danforth, Wright & Co. engraved note with good centering within tight irregular margins

CU

$360

IN92232

Green-castle

Exchange Bank

1854

$5

Unl

257-2

210-G4a

--

Well centered in full uniform margins, this Danforth, Wright & Co. issue has a full note width central vignette

Ch AU

$260

IN13921

Hartford

Hartford Exchange Bank

1858

$1

Unl

263-1

220-G2a

--

Over printed in red with a lacy design on the reverse, this example by Ormsby with a large eagle at top center has the margins cut close at the upper right

VF

$165

IN81950

Hartford

Hartford Exchange Bank

1858

$2

Unl

263-2

220-G4a

--

Engraved by W.L. Ormsby of New York, displaying small uniform full margins and well centered

XF

$285

IN13934

Hartford

Hartford Exchange Bank

1858

$5

Unl

263-3

220-G6a

--

Five red rosettes verso and harvesting vignette front center; small semi-uniform full margins, good centering

F++

$140

IN81450

Hartford

Mfg. Bank

1858

$1

Unl

264-1

225-G2a

--

The margins are irregularly cut with the top cut just through the frame line at the left; a bright, clean note

XF/AU

$360

IN92242

Hartford

Mfg. Bank

1858

$3

Unl

264-2

225-G4a

--

A large passenger locomotive is featured at the center with small uniform full margins; Additional notes: IN95632, F @ $400

Ch XF

$475

IN98774

Hartford

Mfg. Bank

1858

$5

Unl

264-3

225-G6a

--

A striking note by lithography engraver J. Sage & Sons with irregularly shaped small margins, cut to the frame line at some spots with good centering

Ch VF/XF

$430

IN58338

Hartford

Mfg. Bank

1858

$10

Unl

264-4

225-G8a

--

Tiny margins are seen on this lithographed note by J. Sage & Sons; under printed overall with a fine wave pattern & outlining a white TEN at the bottom

Ch XF+

$995

IN84111

Indiana-polis

Exchange Banking House

18--

$1

Unl

280-1

Unl

--

"Tom Thumb" engine vignette on a note with uniform large full margins & good centering by R W & H; Additional notes:  IN76390, AU @ $250  

AU

$275

IN67079

Indiana-polis

State Bank

1850

$20

Unl

285-19

1-C560

--

A counterfeit of the Rawdon, Wright, Hatch & Edison issue with irregular small margins, good centering; Additional notes: IN46737, XF @ $200

XF

$200

IN95642

La Fayette

Government Stock Bank

1852

$5

Unl

355-4

300-Unl

--

A scarce R-7 issue by Danforth, Bald & Co. with tiny uniform full margins & well centered

F+

$710

IN39885

La Fayette

Pioneer Association

18--

$5

Unl

359-4

Unl

--

A remainder with two outstanding vignettes, red lathe work and small margins, cut to the frame line @ RE

VF+

$380

IN63958

La Fayette

State of Indiana

1857

$5

Unl

351-2

Unl

--

A Bald, Cousland & Co. engraved note with ornate lathe work red FIVE & reverse, well centered in small margins

XF

$190

IN13954

La Porte

Plank Road Co.

1857

$1

P-220

386-1

Unl

--

Central Overseer vignette by Danforth, Wright & Co., red lace overprint with full margins & well centered; Additional notes: IN13275, AU @ $185

Gem CU

$250

IN58378

La Porte

Plank Road Co.

1857

$2

P-222

386-2

Unl

--

The margins are large, uniform and well shaped; , overprinted with red lace overall, the centering is very good; Additional notes: IN13964, Gem AU+ @ $295 

Gem CU

$335

IN58388

La Porte

Plank Road Co.

1857

$5

P-225

386-5

Unl

--

An example by Danforth, Wright & Co., uniform large margins; centering shifted slightly toward the top

Ch CU

$340

IN85101

Laurel

Thames Bank

1856

$1

Unl

397-3

325-G4a

--

A tough note to locate, clean & bright with a red O N E overprint; well centered in uniform margins

VF/XF

$340

IN39004

Leaven-worth

State Bank

1856

$2

Unl

411-2

335-G4a

--

A well worn R-7, engraver not noted, with full tight margins, well centered and fully intact, red TWO overprint

F+

$310

IN46787

Lebanon

Boone County Bank

18--

$1

Unl

416-1

330-G2

--

Engraved by NYBNCo., this note displays small margins on all sides, cut to the frame line on the right end, clean

XF

$170

IN61928

Lebanon

Boone County Bank

1860

$2

Unl

416-2

330-G4

--

A farm yard central vignette on a very well centered note with full small uniform margins, quite clean for grade

XF+

$375

IN34757

Lebanon

Boone County Bank

1860

$3

Unl

416-3

330-G6

--

The margins on this issue are well cut, uniform and full; centering is good with light soil present verso; Additional notes: IN27676, VF @ $270

VF

$270

IN58408

Lebanon

Boone County Bank

1860

$5

Unl

416-4

330-G8

--

Small irregular margins surround a great train vignette, the top is cut just to the frame line, cut cancelled

AU

$260

IN58418

Lebanon

Boone County Bank

1860

$10

Unl

416-5

330-G10

--

The margins are full and well formed and the centering is good; engraved by New York Bank Note Co.; Additional notes: IN33554, VF @ $205

XF/AU

$345

IN87332

Lebanon

Boone County Bank

1850

$20

Unl

416-6

330-G12

--

Two females at harbor, vignette by NYBNCo., irregular margins, tight in spots, clean for the grade; Additional notes: IN33564, F @ $160

VF

$205

IN98784

Logans-port

Northern IN RR Co.

1854

$2

Unl

441-2

Unl

--

A punch cancelled issue prepared by W.L. Ormsby exhibiting full irregularly shaped small margins with good centering

Ch XF/AU

$350

IN20515

Madison

Bank of the State of Indiana

1857

$5

Unl

466-3

2-G164a

--

This Branch issue has lacy red FIVE front & overall lathe work on reverse and exhibits full uniform small margins and very good centering, small fold sep.;  Additional notes: IN334767, XF @ $225 

Ch XF+

$245

IN81970

Marion

OH, IN & IL RR Co.

1855

$1

Unl

483-1

Unl

--

Uniform tiny margins surround this Rawdon, Wright, Hatch & Edison note with a train vignette at the center; Additional notes: IN85111, AU @ $300

AU

$325

IN74609

Marion

OH, IN & IL RR Co.

1855

$2

Unl

483-2

Unl

--

An R-4 railroad note by Rawdon, Wright, Hatch & Edison with tight margins, cut to the frame line at the right end; Additional notes: IN97833, Ch AU @ $275  IN81460, AU+ @ $260, IN83511, AU @ $250

AU+

$260

IN52268

Michigan City

Exchange Bank of A.J. Perrin

1862

$1

Unl

498-1

Unl

--

The left end and top right are trimmed very close, the other two margins are large & full; engraved by ABNCo.; Additional notes: IN30190, AU+ @ $225 

CU

$250

IN46827

Michigan City

Exchange Bank of A.J. Perrin

1862

$2

Unl

498-2

Unl

--

Full very small uniform margins, well centered with three farming vignettes; engraving by ABNCo.; Additional notes: IN11221, AU @ $225 

CU

$275

IN81980

Michigan City

Exchange Bank of A.J. Perrin

1862

$5

Unl

498-3

Unl

--

A clean note prepared by ABNCo. with full tiny uniform margins and very good centering 

AU+

$350

IN95662

Michigan City

IN State Mining & Mfg. Co.

1855

$1

Unl

496-1

Unl

--

An R-7 private company issue with no engraver noted; centering is good within full uniform margins

Ch XF+

$650

IN95672

Michigan City

IN State Mining & Mfg. Co.

1855

$2

Unl

496-2

Unl

--

A second private issue R-7 specimen with a gray TWO at center bottom and Washington portrait at center top

Ch XF+

$795

IN95682

Michigan City

IN State Mining & Mfg. Co.

1855

$5

Unl

496-3

Unl

--

A portrait of Washington is at the center with gray FIVE located at the bottom; large uniform full margins

Ch XF+

$795

IN13974

Michigan City

Lyman Blair Scrip

1862

$0.25

Unl

495-4

Unl

--

This R-7 Private Scrip issued by Lyman Blair displays very large semi-uniform margins and good centering

Gem AU

$435

IN67059

Mt. Vernon

State Bank

1858

$1

Unl

543-1

440-G2

--

Resasonably large uniform margins surround this W.L. Ormsby engraved issue with eagle & shield at center; Additional notes: IN58498, VF+ @ $285

XF

$315

IN58508

Mt. Vernon

State Bank

1858

$2

Unl

543-2

440-G4

--

W.L. Ornsby prepared this issue with a harvesting scene at center; margins are small, cut in at the bottom right; Additional notes: IN38984, XF @ $280

Unc

$350

IN58518

Muncie

Ft. Wayne & Southern RR

1854

$1

Unl

555-1

Unl

--

Toppan, Carpenter & Co. vignettes of logging, central, and cattle to the left, uniform small margins, well centered; Additional notes:  IN46837, AU @ $225

CU

$340

IN76400

Muncie

Ft. Wayne & Southern RR

1854

$3

Unl

555-2

Unl

--

This Toppan, Carpenter & Co, engraved note has full uniform margins on all sides and is well centered; Additional notes: IN71939, Ch CU @ $375

Gem CU

$385

IN58538

Muncie

Ft. Wayne & Southern RR

1854

$5

Unl

555-3

Unl

---

Farming scene central, female in 5 left & man to right, with uneven margins, cut in slightly at the top left; Additional notes: IN46857, Unc+ @ $320, IN31130, AU @ $260, IN 46867, XF @ $225

CU

$330

IN13984

Muncie

Ft. Wayne & Southern RR

1854

$3

Unl

555-5

Unl

---

Locomotive in panel to left, deer lying on the ground at center, red RR name panel & THREE verso with uniform full margins

V Ch Unc+

$660

IN74599

New Albany

Southern Bank

1859

$2

Unl

579-4

470-G4a

--

A farming central scene on a note by W.L. Ormsby with uniform full small margins, well centered, clean for grade

VF+

$375

IN13994

Newville

Wabash River Bank

1854

$5

Unl

624-1

495-G2

--

This is a seriously scarce note--the State records show no outstanding issues--obviously they were wrong; this R-7 example has tiny but complete margins

F+

$610

IN76410

Peters-burg

Farmers & Drovers Bank

1858

$2

Unl

665-2

520-G4a

--

Grain harvesting central vignette by W.L. Ormsby, cut to design at the left, red late work verso

AU

$365

IN85121

Peters-burg

Farmers & Drovers Bank

1858

$5

Unl

665-3

520-G6a

--

A well balanced design set in irregular margins, centering shifted toward the right, E/T

AU

$325

IN63938

Peters-burg

Farmers & Drovers Bank

1858

$10

F-49

665-4

520-G8a

--

Another note engraved by Ormsby with lathe work & "X's" reverse, irregular small margins cut to the line @ bottom

Unc+

$445

IN14004

Peters-burg

Petersburgh Steam Mill Co.

1817

$1

Unl

404-4

Unl

--

This R-3 Scrip was payable at the Lawrenceburgh Office of the Farmers & Mechanics' Branch Bank; this example having full but irregularly sized margins

Ch Unc+

$100

IN63918

Plymouth

Bank of Plymouth

1857

$1

Unl

671-1

535-G4a

--

A relatively scarce note engraved by Wellstood, Hay & Whiting with uniform tight margins, red ONE overprint

VF+

$395

IN95692

Rensse-laer

Bank of Rensselaer

1854

$5

Unl

696-2

Unl

--

An R-7 issue prepared by Danforth, Wright & Co. with tiny margins, cut to the frame line at the left end

VF

$570

IN14014

Rockville

Park County Bank

1862

$0.20

Unl

730-Unl

Unl

--

The fractional denominations of this bank's issue are unlisted in Wolka--this P/C example having small uniform full margins with very good centering

Ch Unc

$395

IN13944

Sutler

Indiana Volunteers, 79th Reg.

ca 1862

$0.25

Unl

927-1

Unl

--

This Civil War Sutler Scrip is listed as R-7 and displays full somewhat uniform large margins and good centering; over printed with a fancy green "25"

V Ch AU+

SOLD

$1095

IN52249

Terre Haute

Commercial Bank

1858

$1

C-401

797-1

Unl

--

Engraved by W.L. Ormsby presenting a classic steam engine central vignette; uniform small margins & well centered 

CU

SOLD

$175

IN46897

Terre Haute

Commercial Bank

1858

$2

C-403

797-3

Unl

--

"Guaranteed and redeemed at Keokuk Exchange Bank, Iowa" at the left end; margins are full and uniform with good centering, P/C 

Unc

$125

IN53148

Terre Haute

Commercial Bank

1858

$5

C-405

797-8

Unl

--

Very well centered within full uniform large margins, P/C; five circular lathe protectors in red verso; Additional notes: IN58588, CU @ $125

Ch CU

$135

IN98804

Terre Haute

Commercial Bank

1858

$10

C-407

797-9

Unl

--

Ormsby engraved this note with two females on wing central, with full small margins, punch cancel; Additional notes: IN98794, Ch AU+ @ $155

Ch CU

$170

IN14054

Terre Haute

Shannon's Bank

1863

$0,25

Unl

800-2

Unl

--

An R-7 Private Bank that was in business from 1860 to approximately 1863; this example demonstrated small uniform full margins & good centering

Ch XF

$265

IN14064

Vincen-nes

Bank of Vincennes

1816

$3

Unl

834-2

665-G4

--

This R-7 "Territorial" issue is the earliest known for Indiana, prepared by Richard Harrison, displays tiny, almost complete full margins and is very clean

VF/XF

$435

IN14074

Vincen-nes

Bank of Vincennes

1821

$3

Unl

836-3

665-G74

--

This is an R-7 issue of the later State chartered bank with 3 branches prepared by Murray, Draper, Fairman & Co., this payable at Brookville

AU

$325

IN44247

Warsaw

Koscinsko Co.

1865

$1

Unl

856-1

Unl

--

Lithographed by William Braden & Co. this County issue has irregular margins, is well centered, cut cancelled

XF/AU

$275


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