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Grade

 

 

Obsolete Currency Issuer (City)

Denom

 

Year

Description

58

63

65

66

67

Reference (a)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Agricultural Bank (Marion)

2

 

 

 

125

 

 

 

 

 

 

5

 

18xx

animals at left

500

 

 

 

 

IL465-G6

American Exchange Bank (Raleigh)

5

 

18xx

eagle

 

 

 

 

 

IL680-G2

 

10

 

18xx

 

 

 

 

 

 

IL680-G4

Bank of Ashland (Golconda)

3

 

1860

seated farmer; red tints

800

 

 

 

 

 

Bank of Belleville (Belleville)

2

 

18xx

cows

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bank of Bloomington (Bloomington)

1

 

18xx

proof reprint (d); tan tint

 

 

175

225

 

IL60-G2

 

1

 

18xx

proof reprint (d); no tint

 

 

125

175

 

IL60-G2

 

2

 

18xx

proof reprint (d); tan tint

 

 

175

225

 

IL60-G4

 

2

 

18xx

proof reprint (d); no tint

 

 

125

175

 

IL60-G4

 

3

 

18xx

tan tint

1,000

 

 

 

 

IL60-G6

 

3

 

18xx

proof reprint (d); tan tint

 

 

175

 

 

IL60-G6

 

3

 

18xx

proof reprint (d); no tint

 

 

125

 

 

IL60-G6

 

5

 

18xx

1994 proof reprint (b)

 

 

 

 

125

IL60-G8

 

5

 

18xx

proof reprint (d); tan tint

 

 

175

 

 

IL60-G8

 

5

 

18xx

proof reprint (d); no tint

 

 

125

 

 

IL60-G8

Bank of Cairo (Kaskaskia)

1

 

18xx

train

150

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

184x

proof; 3 seated maids

500

 

 

 

 

IL435-G6

 

2

 

183x

seated maid

150

 

 

 

 

 

 

3

 

 

Mercury

200

 

 

 

 

IL435-G16

 

3

 

 

boats

200

 

 

 

 

IL435-G18

 

5

 

18xx

cherubs

200

 

 

 

 

IL435-G24

 

10

 

1839

riverboat; black Xs & 10s

50

 

 

 

 

 

Bank of Chicago (Chicago)

1

 

1852

seated maid at wharf; red ONE

175

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

 

1852

train; red TWO

300

 

 

 

 

 

Bank of the Commonwealth (Robinson)

5

 

18xx

proof; no tint

 

 

1,000

 

 

IL695-G2

 

10

 

18xx

proof; no tint

 

 

1,000

 

 

IL695-G4

Bank of Edwardsville (Edwardsville)

25 cents

 

1818

 

 

200

 

 

 

G6

 

50 cents

 

1818

 

 

200

 

 

 

G10

Bank of Elgin (Elgin)

2

 

 

 

500

 

 

 

 

G4

Bank of Galena (Galena)

3

 

18xx

proof reprint (d)

 

300

 

 

 

IL280-G6

Bank of Illinois (Lockport)

100

 

 

 

100

 

 

 

 

 

Bank of Illinois (Shawnee Town)

1

 

 

 

350

 

 

 

 

IL740-G44

 

3

 

18xx

proof

 

1,300

 

 

 

IL740-G48

 

5

 

18xx

proof; no tint

 

1,300

 

 

 

IL740-UNL

 

20

 

18xx

train at wharf

125

 

 

 

 

 

Bank of Lucas & Simonds

1

 

185x

proof

 

300

 

 

 

 

Bank of Momence (Momence)

3

 

1860

horses at left; red tints

800

 

 

 

 

IL530-G6

Bank of Ottawa (Ottawa)

50 cents

 

1862

 

275

 

 

 

 

 

Bank of Pike County (Griggsville)

2

 

18xx

proof; red 2

 

 

3,500

 

 

IL355-G4

 

3

 

18xx

red 3

700

 

 

 

 

IL355-G6

 

5

 

18xx

proof; red 5

 

4,000

 

 

 

IL355-G8

Bank of Quincy (Quincy)

1

 

18xx

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

 

18xx

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3

 

18xx

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5

 

18xx

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10

 

18xx

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

20

 

18xx

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bank of Raleigh

5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

IL690-G2

 

10

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

IL690-G4

Bluff City Bank (Caledonia)

2

 

1866

proof; ships; orange

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5

 

18xx

wagons

 

 

 

 

 

IL95-S5

Bond County Bank (Greenville)

5

 

186x

red overprint

725

 

 

 

 

 

Branch State Bank at Chicago (Lockport)

1

 

1839

sailing ship

60

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

 

1830

sailing ship

75

 

 

 

 

CR-159

 

5

 

1839

wheat & tools

80

 

 

 

 

 

 

10

 

1839

eagle

80

 

 

 

 

 

 

100

 

ND

steamship; dark side panels

60

 

 

 

 

 

Bryant's Business College (Chicago)

10

 

187x

barrels & boxes at right; green

100

 

 

 

 

 

Bulls Head Bank (St. Maries)

5

 

18xx

proof; bullís head

 

1,200

 

 

 

G4

J.B. Carver & Co, (Meredosia)

5 cents

 

1863

G. Washington

200

275

500

 

 

 

Champlin, Smith & Co. (Beardstown)

10

 

185x

promissory note

250

 

 

 

 

 

Chicago, Alton & St. Louis Rail Road(Bloomington)

10

 

18xx

train

 

 

250

 

 

 

Chicago Business College

2

 

ND

 

200

 

 

 

 

 

 

20

 

ND

 

200

 

 

 

 

 

Chicago Marine & Fire Insurance Company

1

 

18xx

eagle

175

200

250

 

 

 

 

2

 

18xx

dog

175

200

250

 

 

 

 

3

 

18xx

ship in circle

175

200

250

 

 

 

 

5

 

18xx

sailboats

175

200

250

 

 

 

Citizens Bank (Mt. Carmel)

5

 

18xx

proof

 

400

 

 

 

 

 

10

 

18xx

proof; red tint

 

500

 

 

 

IL550-UNL

City Bank (Ottawa)

1

 

18xx

proof reprint (d)

 

450

550

 

 

IL615-G2

 

1

 

18xx

red tint

500

 

 

 

 

IL615-G2

 

5

 

18xx

red tint

650

 

 

 

 

IL615-G4

City Bank of Cairo (Cairo)

1

 

18xx

maid; eagle

600

 

 

 

 

IL85-G2

City Treasury Note (Litchfield)

1

 

187x

red serial number

125

 

 

 

 

 

Commercial College Bank (Freeport)

1

 

ND

train; green

175

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

 

ND

train; green

175

 

 

 

 

 

 

5

 

ND

train; green

175

 

 

 

 

 

 

10

 

ND

train; green

175

 

 

 

 

 

 

100

 

ND

 

 

300

 

 

 

 

Crosby Opera House Art Assín (Chicago)

5

 

1866

opera house; orange seal

60

 

 

 

 

 

W.H.W. Cushman, Bank of Ottawa (Ottawa)

50 cents

 

1862

dog at bottom

200

 

 

 

 

 

A.H. Danforth & Co. (Washington)

50 cents

 

1862

maid; 50s in green

75

 

 

 

 

 

Dixon Hotel (Dixons Ferry)

3

 

18xx

ship in circle right

150

235

 

 

 

 

 

5

 

18xx

seated maid

200

250

350

 

 

 

Douglas Bank (Metropolis)

2

 

1860

seated maid; red tint

rare

 

 

 

 

IL515-G4

Drewís Business College Bank (Chicago)

5

 

ND

red seal

200

 

 

 

 

 

 

10

 

ND

red seal; green left & right

200

 

 

 

 

 

Eastman Merchants National Bank (Chicago)

2

 

ND

blue TWO

150

 

 

 

 

 

 

5

 

ND

blue FIVE

150

 

 

 

 

 

 

10

 

ND

blue X

175

 

 

 

 

 

 

50

 

ND

blue FIFTY

200

 

 

 

 

 

Eastman National College Bank (Chicago)

1 cent

 

ND

maid; green print w gold seal

125

 

 

 

 

 

 

3 cents

 

ND

Indian; green print w gold seal

125

 

 

 

 

 

 

20 cents

 

ND

maid; green print w gold seal

125

 

 

 

 

 

 

50 cents

 

ND

maid; green print w gold seal

125

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

18xx

horse

150

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

ND

green ONE

160

225

 

 

 

 

 

2

 

ND

green 2

150

 

 

 

 

 

 

3

 

ND

green THREE

160

225

 

 

 

 

 

3

 

18xx

red tint

150

 

 

 

 

 

 

3

 

 

riverboat

210

 

 

 

 

 

 

5

 

ND

green FIVE

160

225

 

 

 

 

 

10

 

ND

maid left; pink & green reverse

125

160

 

 

 

IL600-ADV

 

10

 

ND

green X

160

225

 

 

 

 

 

10

 

ND

red tint

175

225

 

 

 

 

 

50

 

 

red FIFTY

175

225

 

 

 

 

 

100

 

 

green tint

200

250

 

 

 

 

Eastman Second National Bank (Chicago)

1

 

ND

red ONE

160

225

 

 

 

 

 

2

 

ND

red TWO

160

225

 

 

 

 

 

3

 

ND

red THREE

160

225

 

 

 

 

 

10

 

ND

red X

160

225

 

 

 

 

Elgin Bank of D. Clark & Co. (Elgin)

1

 

18xx

seated man at left

200

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

 

18xx

seated maid

200

 

 

 

 

 

 

1-2

 

18xx

uncut sheet

400

 

 

 

 

 

Evergreen City Business College (Bloomington)

25 cents

 

187x

no vignettes

80

 

 

 

 

 

 

50 cents

 

187x

no vignettes

100

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

 

187x

miners at left

150

 

 

 

 

 

 

5

 

187x

eagle at right

150

 

 

 

 

 

 

20

 

188x

dog at right

125

 

 

 

 

 

Exporting, Mining & Manufacturing Companies

5

 

18xx

train

scarce

 

 

 

 

 

†† (Jackson)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Farmers & Merchants Exchange Co. (Peoria)

2

 

18xx

maid w farm implements

200

 

 

 

 

 

 

5

 

 

horse

200

 

 

 

 

 

 

20

 

 

allegorical figure

200

 

 

 

 

 

 

100

 

18xx

chariot

200

 

 

 

 

 

First National College Bank (Chicago)

5

 

187x

deer left; green tint

135

 

 

 

 

 

 

10

 

187x

barrels at right; green verso

135

 

 

 

 

 

First National Bank of Gem City Business College

2

 

1873

beehive at right; green tint

75

125

225

300

400

 

†† (Quincy)

10

 

1873

beehive at right; green tint

75

125

225

300

400

 

 

20

 

1873

beehive at right; green tint

75

125

225

300

400

 

 

50

 

1910

no vignette

40

 

 

 

 

 

 

100

 

1873

beehive at right; green tint

75

125

225

300

400

 

 

500

 

1873

beehive at right; green tint

75

125

225

300

400

 

 

500

 

1877

beehive at right; brown verso

135

175

300

350

450

 

 

1000

 

1873

beehive at right; green tint

150

250

400

 

 

 

 

1000

 

1910

no vignette

60

 

 

 

 

 

First National Bank of Hayes & Harshís Western

2

 

ND

green letters

185

 

 

 

 

 

†† Business Institute (Galesburg)

20

 

ND

green letters

185

 

 

 

 

 

First National Bank of the Western Commercial College

10 cents

 

1883

red overprint

100

 

 

 

 

 

†† (Bushnell)

10

 

1882

grapes at left; red overprint

135

 

 

 

 

 

Fund Commissioner of the State of Illinois

100

 

184x

train

120

 

 

 

 

 

†† (Springfield)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Garden State Bank

2

 

185x

seated maid

125

 

 

 

 

 

Grand Prairie Bank (Urbana)

2

 

18xx

proof; no tint

 

700

 

 

 

IL825-G4

 

5

 

18xx

proof; no tint

 

700

 

 

 

IL825-G8

 

10

 

18xx

proof; no tint

 

700

 

 

 

IL825-G10

Grayville Bank (Grayville)

10

 

18xx

train at top right

400

 

 

 

 

S5

Graziers Bank (Prairie City)

5

 

 

proof reprint (d)

 

500

 

 

 

IL660-G2

Hamilton & Reilly (Cairo)

10 cents

 

1862

hand holding paper w 10

100

 

 

 

 

 

Hampden Bank (McLeansboro)

2

 

18xx

cattle; red TWO

800

 

 

 

 

G4

Highland Bank (Pittsfield)

10

 

18xx

proof; hay wagon; no tint

 

400

 

 

 

IL650-G4

Humboldt Bank (Naperville)

3

 

18xx

red THREE

1,000

 

 

 

 

IL560-G6

Internal Improvement Office (Springfield)

1

 

184x

stagecoach right

50

65

100

125

150

 

 

2

 

184x

seated maid w anchor

60

75

125

150

175

 

 

3

 

184x

 

60

75

125

150

175

 

 

5

 

184x

angel at right

60

75

125

150

175

 

 

10

 

184x

ships at right

60

75

125

150

175

 

Jacksonville Bank (Jacksonville)

1

 

18xx

red ONEs; 1

1,250

1,500

 

 

 

IL440-G2

J.R. Jenkins (Rose Clare)

50 cents

 

187x

maid at left

150

 

 

 

 

 

Kaskaskia Bank (Sullivan)

1

 

1860

seated maid at left; red tint

750

 

 

 

 

 

La Fayette Bank (Bloomington)

5

 

18xx

wagons

300

 

 

 

 

IL65-C8

Lancaster Bank (Lancaster)

1

 

18xx

plow

600

 

 

 

 

IL455-G2

Thomas Long, Stephenson County Bank (Freeport)

10 cents

 

 

ship; blue print

75

 

 

 

 

 

 

50 cents

 

ND

ship; blue print

75

 

 

 

 

 

J.W. Maddux (Carlyle)

25 cents

 

186x

large gray 25

 

 

 

 

 

 

Marine Bank of Chicago (Chicago)

1

 

18xx

proof reprint (d); no tint

 

175

 

 

 

IL165-G2

 

2

 

18xx

proof reprint (d); no tint

 

200

 

 

 

IL165-G6

 

3

 

 

proof reprint (d); no tint

 

200

 

 

 

IL165-G8

 

3

 

1864

1991 proof reprint; green tint (c)

 

 

 

 

100

SO-76

 

5

 

18xx

proof reprint (d); no tint

 

200

 

 

 

IL165-G10

 

10

 

 

proof reprint (d); no tint

 

200

 

 

 

IL165-G12

 

5-2-1-1

 

18xx

uncut sheet of proof reprints

 

 

 

 

 

 

Marshall County Bank (Lacon)

1

 

186x

ship; red ONE

500

 

 

 

 

G2

Mechanics Bank (Chicago)

1

 

ND

proof reprint (d); no tint

 

250

 

 

 

 

 

3

 

ND

proof reprint (d); no tint

 

325

 

 

 

 

 

5

 

ND

proof reprint (d); no tint

 

325

 

 

 

 

Mercantile Bank (Waterloo)

1

 

18xx

proof reprint (d); large red 1

 

 

500

 

 

 

 

2

 

18xx

proof reprint (d); red 2s

 

 

500

 

 

 

 

2

 

18xx

proof reprint (b); red 2s

 

 

 

 

100

 

 

3

 

18xx

proof reprint (d); red THREEs

 

 

500

 

 

 

 

5

 

18xx

proof reprint (d); red 5s

 

 

 

600

 

 

Merchantsí Bank (Carmi)

1

 

 

proof

 

 

2,000

 

 

G2

Merchants & Planters Bank (Chicago)

50

 

ND

steamboat

400

 

 

 

 

IL175-S4

 

100

 

 

train

300

 

 

 

 

IL175-S6

Mississippi River Bank (Oxford)

5

 

185x

red FIVE

200

 

 

 

 

IL625-A10

Morgan County Bank (Jacksonville)

10

 

 

horses

225

 

 

 

 

IL410-G8

Narragansett Bank (Vienna)

2

 

18xx

deer hunter; red tints

1,300

 

 

 

 

G2

National Bank (Equality)

3

 

18xx

eagle

185

250

 

 

 

IL255-S5

Nauvoo House Association (Nauvoo)

50

 

 

 

 

800

 

 

 

 

J.N. Olmsted (Dunton)

50 cents

 

1861

blacksmith & farmer

300

 

 

 

 

 

Onarga Commercial College, First Onarga Bank

1

 

ND

deer at right

200

 

 

 

 

 

†† (Onarga)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

P. Palmer & Co. (Chicago)

25 cents

 

186x

eagle on nest

100

 

 

 

 

 

Peeples & Ridgway (Shawneetown)

1

 

1862

green 1

300

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

 

1862

green 2

350

 

 

 

 

 

 

3

 

1862

green 3

400

 

 

 

 

 

Peoples Bank (Carmi)

1

 

18xx

 

500

 

 

 

 

 

Peoples Bank (Geneseo)

5

 

1864

seated maid; green tints

700

 

 

 

 

IL300-G8

Pittsfield Bank (Pittsfield)

5

 

1859

large eagle at left

180

 

 

 

 

 

Prairie State Bank (Washington)

10

 

185x

proof; hunter; no tint

1,000

 

 

 

 

G8

Producers Bank (McLeansboro)

1

 

1860

horses

600

 

 

 

 

IL495-G2

Quincy City Bank (Quincy)

1

 

185x

 

 

 

 

 

 

IL675-G2

 

2

 

185x

 

 

 

 

 

 

IL675-G4

 

3

 

185x

 

 

 

 

 

 

IL675-G6

 

5

 

185x

 

 

 

 

 

 

IL675-G8

 

10

 

185x

 

 

 

 

 

 

IL675-G10

 

20

 

185x

train

 

 

 

 

 

IL675-G12

Rail-Road Bank (Decatur)

2

 

18xx

red TWO

350

 

 

 

 

IL215-G46

Rock Island Bank (Rock Island)

1

 

 

seated maid

275

 

 

 

 

IL705-G10

 

5

 

1852

3 seated maids

300

 

 

 

 

IL705-G8

Wm. M. Ross & Co. (Chicago)

25 cents

 

ND

blacksmith & farmer

300

 

 

 

 

 

Shawanese Bank (Elizabethtown)

3

 

18xx

proof; horses

 

1,000

2,500

 

 

IL240-G6

St. Patrick's Commercial Academy (Chicago)

50

 

1883

train at left

350

 

 

 

 

 

State Bank of Illinois

1

 

18xx

Indians; buffalo

100

 

 

 

 

 

†† (Illinois and Michigan Canal Fund, Lockport)

2.50

 

18xx

buffalo

125

 

 

 

 

 

 

5

 

18xx

2 men

60

75

100

 

 

 

 

10

 

18xx

seated maid

60

75

100

 

 

 

 

20

 

18xx

seated maid

75

100

175

250

325

 

 

50

 

18xx

seated maid; large gray L

135

160

200

275

350

 

 

50

 

18xx

proof reprint (d); seated man

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

100

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

100

 

18xx

proof reprint (d); seated maid

 

 

 

 

 

 

State Bank of Illinois (Springfield)

1

 

18xx

farmer w horse plow

125

 

 

 

 

 

 

5

 

18xx

train

70

90

120

 

 

IL775-G210

 

10

 

18xx

wheat

70

90

120

 

 

IL775-G214

 

50

 

1843

man; wheat

280

 

 

 

 

IL775-G18

 

50

 

18xx

proof reprint (d); no tint

 

350

450

 

 

IL775-UNL

 

100

 

18xx

proof reprint (d); no tint

 

375

 

 

 

IL775-G20

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Toulon Bank (Toulon)

3

 

1860

proof; animals; red tint

rare

 

 

 

 

IL820-G6

Traders' Bank (Chicago)

5

 

186x

proof reprint (d)

 

400

 

 

 

G4

United States Stock Bank (Sparta)

1

 

1860

proof; G. Washington; red tints

rare

 

 

 

 

G2

Wheat Growers Bank (Anna)

1

 

18xx

proof; horses; no tint

 

1,000

 

 

 

G2

 

(a) These reference numbers may contain errors and are not guaranteed.

(b) Obsolete currency reprint by ABNC in 1994 for its American Paper Money Collection.

(c) Obsolete currency reprint by ABNC in 1991 for American Numismatic Associationís 100th Anniversary Convention.

(d) Proprietary proof reprints were intaglio printed from the original plates by an independent party after the time of the noteís original issue.They are most commonly

††††† printed on thicker paper stock that the originally issued notes.

 

 

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