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Obsolete Currency Issuer (City)

Denom

 

Year

Description

58

63

65

66

67

Reference (a)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Badger State Lumber Co. (Badger Mills)

2

 

ND

loggers at left; light blue tint

350

 

 

 

 

 

Bank of the Capitol (Madison)

5

 

18xx

blue panel

800

 

 

 

 

WI360-S5

Bank of Fox Lake (Fox Lake)

50 cents

 

ND

 

500

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

1855

 

rare

 

 

 

 

WI205-G4

Bank of Fox River Hydraulic Company (Depere)

5

 

18xx

ships

400

 

 

 

 

WI120-G6

 

5

 

18xx

maids w harp at right

300

 

 

 

 

WI120-G18

 

10

 

18xx

seated maid & ship

600

 

 

 

 

WI120-G8

 

20

 

18xx

Indian hunts buffalo; no tint

800

 

 

 

 

WI120-G10

Bank of Jefferson (Jefferson)

25 cents

 

ND

fancy border

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

1858

farmer bottom right; red panel

 

 

 

 

 

G2

 

2

 

1858

Jefferson in oval; red panel

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3

 

1855

raised from $1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5

 

1855

raised from $1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10

 

1858

raised from $1

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bank of La Crosse (La Crosse)

5 cents

 

18xx

 

500

 

 

 

 

 

 

50 cents

 

ND

proof; patriot w rifle; green tints

500

 

 

 

 

WI137-SC2

Bank of Madison (Madison)

10 cents

 

1862

no vignette; red 10s

200

 

 

 

 

WI377-SC2

 

3

 

 

 

rare

 

 

 

 

WI370-S5

Bank of Milwaukee (Milwaukee)

5

 

18xx

man & ships

250

 

 

 

 

WI495-G6

 

5

 

18xx

proof; no tint

 

 

2,500

 

 

WI500-G2

 

20

 

18xx

eagle & maid

300

 

 

 

 

 

 

20

 

18xx

sailing ship

rare

 

 

 

 

WI495-G16

Bank of Manitowoc (Manitowoc)

5

 

18xx

seated couple; red tint

rare

 

 

 

 

WI415-G6

Bank of Sheboygan (Sheboygan)

1

 

18xx

man w anvil in circle; red tint

500

650

900

 

 

WI735-G2

 

2

 

18xx

beach scene; red tint

500

650

900

 

 

WI735-G4

 

2

 

18xx

proof; beach scene, red tint

 

 

1,600

 

 

WI735-G4

 

3

 

18xx

ship building; red tint

500

650

900

 

 

WI735-G6

 

3

 

18xx

proof; ship building; red tint

 

 

1,000

 

 

WI735-G6

 

5

 

18xx

shield at left

500

650

900

 

 

WI735-G8

Bank of Watertown (Watertown)

1

 

1863

maid in shell; red 1s

250

300

375

 

 

WI825-G2

 

2

 

1863

seated Indian & maid; red 2s

250

300

375

 

 

WI825-G4

 

3

 

1863

rider at left; large red 3

275

325

400

 

 

WI825-G6

 

5

 

1863

cattle at top left; lazy red 5

300

350

450

 

 

WI825-G8

 

1-2-3-5

 

1863

uncut sheet

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bank of Wisconsin (Green Bay)

1

 

18xx

maids & ship

225

 

 

 

 

WI245-G2

 

2

 

18xx

sheep

250

 

 

 

 

WI245-G4

 

3

 

18xx

ships

250

 

 

 

 

WI245-G6

 

5

 

18xx

tents

250

 

 

 

 

WI245-G8

 

10

 

18xx

tents

275

 

 

 

 

WI245-G10

 

20

 

18xx

proof

 

400

 

 

 

 

 

50

 

18xx

proof

 

450

 

 

 

 

Bank of Wisconsin (Watertown)

1

 

1857

 

2,000

 

 

 

 

 

Batavian Bank (La Crosse)

1

 

1861

green panel

 

750

900

 

 

WI320-G2

 

5

 

1861

green panel

800

 

 

 

 

WI320-G4

A. Byclim (Necadah)

1

 

185x

Hope & anchor

250

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

 

185x

Liberty w cherubs

250

 

 

 

 

 

Central Bank of Wisconsin (Janesville)

1

 

18xx

maid w harvest; red ONE

850

 

 

 

 

WI280-UNL

Chippewa Bank (Pepin)

5

 

1856

horses

475

 

 

 

 

WI640-G4

 

5

 

1856

proof; horses; no tint

 

600

850

 

 

 

 

5

 

1856

horses

200

 

 

 

 

WI640-C4

 

10

 

1856

horses; lazy red X

250

 

 

 

 

WI640-S5

City Bank of Beaver Dam (Beaver Dam)

1

 

1859

maid in oval; red 1s

1,000

 

 

 

 

WI30-G2

 

1

 

18xx

proof; maid in oval

 

 

 

 

 

 

City Bank of Kanosha (Kanosha)

1

 

18xx

proof; Indian & horse; no tint

 

 

 

1,100

 

WI310-G2

 

2

 

18xx

proof; building; no tint

 

 

 

1,100

 

WI310-G4

City Bank of Prescott (Prescott)

2

 

18xx

boy waters horses at right; red

rare

 

 

 

 

WI665-G4

City Bank of Racine

1

 

185x

proof; horses

 

 

700

 

 

WI670-G2

 

5

 

185x

proof; train

 

 

800

 

 

WI670-G8

City of Hudson (Hudson)

1

 

18xx

train; green overprints

125

175

250

325

400

 

 

2

 

18xx

green TWO & overprint

150

200

300

400

500

WI273-SC8

 

3

 

18xx

seated maid; green border

225

275

400

500

600

 

 

5

 

18xx

rider & steer; green overprints

175

225

325

425

525

 

Corn Exchange Bank (Waupau)

5 cents

 

ND

proof; red print

 

750

 

 

 

WI850-UNL

 

1

 

18xx

seated maid; red ONE

150

225

300

375

450

WI850-G2

 

2

 

18xx

eagle; red TWO; gray 2

175

275

350

425

500

WI850-G4

 

3

 

18xx

3 seated maids; red THREE

175

275

350

425

500

WI850-G6

 

5

 

18xx

farmer w corn; red FIVE

175

275

350

425

500

WI850-G8

 

1-2-3-5

 

18xx

uncut sheet

 

 

 

 

 

 

Culver & Tarrant (Eau Claire)

5 cents

 

ND

beehive at left; green tint

175

 

 

 

 

 

 

10 cents

 

ND

maid at left; green tint

150

 

 

 

 

 

 

25 cents

 

ND

elk at left; green tint

150

 

 

 

 

 

 

50 cents

 

ND

maid w fruit at left; green tint

150

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

ND

loggers at left; green tint,

175

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

 

ND

loggers at left; green tint

175

 

 

 

 

 

 

5

 

ND

loggers at left; green tint

175

 

 

 

 

 

Dane County Bank (Madison)

1

 

1854

seated maid

850

 

 

 

 

WI365-G2

Exchange Bank of Wm. J. Bell & Co. (Milwaukee)

1

 

1854

seated maid

900

1,300

 

 

 

WI365-G2

 

5

 

18xx

maid, dog & child; red 5

1,250

1,750

 

 

 

WI45-G8

Farmers Bank of Chippewa (Conterelle)

10

 

1858

proof; cattle at left; red tints

 

 

 

 

 

WI105-G8

Exchange Bank of Darling & Co. (Fond du Lac)

1

 

18xx

proof; ships; red ONE

 

 

1,500

 

 

WI180-G2

 

10

 

 

 

600

 

 

 

 

WI180-A5

Farmer’s Joint Stock Bank (Green Bay)

1

 

 

lion

250

 

 

 

 

WI232-G2

Farmers Bank (Hudson)

1

 

18xx

horses pull plow; red tint

rare

 

 

 

 

WI265-G2

 

1

 

18xx

proof

rare

 

 

 

 

WI265-G2

Farmers Bank of Chippewa (Conterville)

10

 

1858

cows at left; red tints

rare

 

 

 

 

WI105-G8

Farmers & Millers Bank (Milwaukee)

25 cents

 

1862

green print; ornate corners

250

 

 

 

 

 

 

50 cents

 

ND

gold tint; ornate corners

250

 

 

 

 

 

Forest City Bank (Waukesha)

1

 

1857

proof; horses

 

 

750

 

 

WI830-G2

Fox River Bank (Green Bay)

1

 

18xx

proof; Indian

 

 

 

 

 

WI235-G2

Geneva High School Bank (Geneva)

1

 

ND

hands pointing to center

100

 

 

 

 

 

 

5

 

ND

hands pointing to center

100

 

 

 

 

 

 

20

 

ND

hands pointing to center

100

 

 

 

 

 

 

50

 

ND

hands pointing to center

100

 

 

 

 

 

 

500

 

ND

hands pointing to center

100

 

 

 

 

 

German Bank (Sheboygan)

1

 

18xx

specimen; seated maid

rare

 

 

 

 

WI730-G2

Alfred Goss, Banker (Hudson)

5 cents

 

1862

2 dogs

200

 

 

 

 

 

 

10 cents

 

1862

2 dogs

200

 

 

 

 

 

 

25 cents

 

1862

2 dogs

200

 

 

 

 

 

Green Bay Bank (La Crosse)

1

 

18xx

specimen

rare

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

 

18xx

specimen; wood choppers

rare

 

 

 

 

 

Hemenway’s Bank of Deposite & Exchange

1

 

18xx

eagle & maid

375

440

600

 

 

WI475-G2

   (Milwaukee)

2

 

18xx

beehive at right

375

450

600

 

 

WI475-G4

 

3

 

18xx

Indian; ax man

375

450

600

 

 

WI475-G6

 

5

 

18xx

plow

375

450

600

 

 

WI475-G8

A.B. Hewitt & Co., payable at Bellinger & Lawrance

10 cents

 

1862

store ad at left

300

 

 

 

 

 

   Bankers (Milwaukee)

25 cents

 

1862

store ad left

300

 

 

 

 

 

Hudson City Bank (Hudson)

5

 

18xx

surveyors

rare

 

 

 

 

WI270-G6

K.M. Hutchinson (Oshkosh)

10 cents

 

186x

eagle; orange print

250

 

 

 

 

 

 

25 cents

 

186x

eagle; blue print

250

 

 

 

 

 

Jefferson County Bank (Watertown)

1

 

1853

proof; Indian & farmer

500

 

 

 

 

WI820-G2

Knapp, Stout & Company (Menomonie)

5 cents

 

 

beehive at left; green tint

 

175

225

300

 

 

 

10 cents

 

ND

maid at left; green tint

 

175

225

300

 

 

 

25 cents

 

ND

elk at left; green tint

 

175

225

300

 

 

 

50 cents

 

ND

maid w fruit at left; blue tint

 

175

225

300

 

 

 

50 cents

 

ND

maid w fruit at left; green tint

 

175

225

300

 

 

 

50 cents

 

ND

maid w fruit at left; no tint

 

175

225

300

 

 

 

1

 

ND

loggers at left; plain verso

 

175

225

300

 

 

 

1

 

ND

loggers at left; orange verso

 

175

225

300

 

 

 

2

 

ND

loggers at left

 

175

***225

300

 

 

 

5

 

ND

loggers at left; green & red tint

 

175

225

300

 

 

 

5

 

ND

loggers at left; no tint

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Knapp, Stout & Company (Prairie Farm)

5 cents

 

ND

beehive at left; blue print

100

175

 

 

 

 

 

10 cents

 

ND

bear at left; blue print

100

175

 

 

 

 

 

25 cents

 

ND

elk at left; blue print

100

175

 

 

 

 

 

50 cents

 

ND

men w shield at left; blue print

100

175

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

ND

harvest scene; blue print

150

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

 

ND

horse plow; blue print

150

 

 

 

 

 

 

5

 

ND

loggers at lower left; blue print

175

 

 

 

 

 

Knapp, Stout & Company (Rice Lake)

5 cents

 

ND

maid at left; green verso

175

225

300

 

 

 

 

10 cents

 

ND

buck at left; green verso

175

225

300

 

 

 

 

25 cents

 

ND

train at left; green verso

175

225

300

 

 

 

 

1

 

ND

horses at lower left

175

225

300

 

 

 

 

2

 

ND

train & cows at left; green verso

200

250

325

 

 

 

 

5

 

ND

train at left; green verso

200

250

325

 

 

 

Kokomo Bank (Whitewater)

3

 

185x

seated maid

450

 

 

 

 

WI250-S5

Marine & Fire Insurance Company (Sinipee)

1

 

18xx

ships

 

 

250

 

 

WI740-G8

 

2

 

18xx

seated maids

 

 

250

 

 

WI740-G10

Miner’s Bank (Dubuque)

5

 

18xx

train

350

 

 

 

 

WI125-G2

Mineral Point Bank (Mineral Point)

5

 

18xx

eagle; Indian at right

170

 

 

 

 

WI560-G2

 

10

 

18xx

man in cloud; dog at bottom

200

300

 

 

 

WI560-G4

 

20

 

18xx

beaver at bottom

250

350

 

 

 

WI560-G6

 

50

 

18xx

seated maid

350

 

 

 

 

WI560-G8

 

50

 

18xx

proof reprint (c)

 

 

150

 

 

 

 

50

 

18xx

1994 proof reprint (b)

 

 

 

 

125

 

Oshkosh City Bank (Oshkosh)

2

 

18xx

proof; farmers & coins

 

 

800

 

 

WI625-G4

 

3

 

18xx

proof; men & coins

 

 

800

 

 

WI625-G6

Oshkosh Commercial Bank (Oshkosh)

1

 

1856

proof; farm animals

 

 

750

 

 

WI630-G2

 

5

 

1856

proof; Indians & train

900

 

 

 

 

WI630-G8

Prairie du Chien Ferry Compy. (Prairie Du Chien)

3

 

18xx

train

600

 

 

 

 

 

Rock River Bank (Beloit)

2

 

18xx

farmer family; red panel

rare

 

 

 

 

WI60-G4b

St. Croix River Bank (Brinkerhoff)

5

 

18xx

proof; riverboat

 

 

 

 

 

WI85-G2

Sauk City Bank

5

 

1858

G. Washington

550

 

 

 

 

WI720-S5

Savings & Exchange Bank (Kenosha)

2

 

1858

cows; red TWO

575

 

 

 

 

WI317-84

 

3

 

1858

 

650

 

 

 

 

 

Shawanaw Bank (Chilton)

1

 

 

 

rare

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

 

1860

green panel & protectors

rare

 

 

 

 

 

M.C. Smith & Son, Commission Scrip (Janesville)

1

 

ND

horses pull harvester

650

 

 

 

 

 

D.J. Spaulding (Black River Falls)

1

 

ND

elk at left; green tint

175

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

ND

Wisconsin arms at left

175

 

 

 

 

 

 

20

 

ND

elk at left

200

 

 

 

 

 

State Bank of Wisconsin (Milwaukee)

5

 

18xx

proof; 3 maids w cherub

700

 

 

 

 

WI535-G6

State Stock Bank (Eau Claire)

3

 

1859

 

650

 

 

 

 

WI155-G4

Summit Bank (Oconomowoc)

2

 

1859

cows; red panel

 

 

360

 

 

WI605-G2

 

3

 

1859

horses w plow; red panel

 

 

425

 

 

WI605-G4

 

2-3

 

 

uncut sheet

 

 

 

 

1,300

 

Sun Prairie Bank (Sun Prairie)

1

 

1860

proof; train; Indians

rare

 

 

 

 

WI770-G2

Territory of Wisconsin, Bond Scrip (Madison)

100

 

ND

building

600

 

 

 

 

 

Treasurer of City of Fond du Lac

5 cents

 

18xx

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Treasurer of the City of La Crosse (La Crosse)

10 cents

 

 

red TEN CENTS

200

 

 

 

 

 

 

3

 

18xx

Indians in canoe at right

400

 

 

 

 

 

Treasurer of the Peshtico Company (Peshtigo)

5 cents

 

186x

brown print

150

 

 

 

 

 

 

10 cents

 

186x

brown print

150

 

 

 

 

 

Union Bank (Milwaukee)

1

 

1858

proof; hunter; red ONE

 

 

 

 

 

WI540-G2

Union Lumbering Co. (Chippewa Falls)

5 cents

 

ND

beehive at left;green verso

200

 

 

 

 

 

 

10 cents

 

ND

maid at left; green verso

200

 

 

 

 

 

Upham Manufacturing Co. (Marshfield)

5 cents

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

1886

eagle at right

500

 

 

 

 

 

Walworth County Bank (Walworth)

2

 

1855

proof; seated maid

 

 

 

 

 

WI110-G2

Waukesha County Bank (Waukesha)

1

 

1855

proof; maid w coin; no tint

 

1,000

 

 

 

WI835-G2

Waupacca County Bank (Waupacca)

3

 

1858

proof; cattle at left; orange tint

 

1,200

 

 

 

 

Waupun Bank (Waupun)

1

 

18xx

proof; seated maid

 

500

 

 

 

WI855-G2

Wisconsin Bank of Madison (Madison)

1

 

18xx

proof; horses; orange tints

 

 

 

1,800

 

WI405-G2

 

5

 

18xx

proof; oval portrait; orange tints

 

 

 

2,200

 

WI405-G6

Wisconsin Marine & Fire Insurance Company

2

 

18xx

Hope w shield

600

 

 

 

 

WI545-G4

   (Milwaukee)

5

 

18xx

family

500

750

900

1,000

 

WI545-G6

 

10

 

18xx

seated maid

200

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

      printed on thicker paper stock that the originally issued notes.

 

 

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