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The History of Florida Currency

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Slideshow: Some of our Notes from all 59 National Bank towns

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  • 1902 $10 Note West Palm Beach, FL. Charter #12057

    1902 Plain Back Third Charter $10 Note. American National Bank of West Palm Beach FL. Charter #12057 granted on Dec.1, 1921, merged just 2 years later with FNB. Finest of two notes known on bank.

  • 1875 $5 Pensacola Note Charter #2490

    1875 Series First Charter $5 Note issued Ausgust 30, 1880 from The First National Bank of Pensacola, FL. Charter #2490 Signed by J.S. Leonard, cashier and F.C. Brent, president. Only four notes known representing the only 1875 First Charter notes for the state of Florida.

  • 1882 $10 Jacksonville Note Charter #3327

    Series 1882 Brown Back $10 Note issued March 30, 1885 from The National Bank of The State of Florida, Jacksonville. Charter #3327. Signed by T.P. Denham, cashier and Henry B. Tomkins, president. Only note known on bank.

  • 1902 $5 Key West Note Charter #7942

    1902 Red seal Series $5 Note dated August 19, 1905 from The Island City National Bank of Key West, FL. Charter #7942 Signed by E.M. Martin, cashier and George S. Waite, president. Unique red seal note.

  • $20 St. Augustine Note Charter #3462

    Series 1902 Date Back $20 Note dated Feb. 17, 1906 from The First National Bank of St. Augustine, FL. Charter #3462. Signed by G.B. Lamar, Jr. cashier and John T. Dismukes, president. St.Augustine, the oldest city in the United States.

  • 1882 $5 Palatka Note Charter #3223

    1882 Series $5 Note issued July 15, 1884 from The First National Bank of Palatka, FL. Charter #3223
    Only note known on Bank.

  • 1865 $500 Tallahassee, FL.

    January 1, 1865. $500 Note Tallahassee, FL. State of Florida Civil War Currency

  • 1882 $100 Tallahassee Brown Back Note

    1882 $100 Brown Back Note. Charter #4132 Tallahassee Signed by W.C. Lewis, Cashier and George Lewis, President. Only 3 are known to exist.

  • 1902 $20 Jacksonville Note Charter #9049

    Series 1902 Red Seal $20 Note. Bank chartered March 2, 1908 The Barnett Bank of Jacksonville, FL. Charter #9049, signed by George DeSaussure cashier and Bion H. Barnett, president.

  • 1902 $10 Date Back Fort Meade, FL. Charter #10386

    1902 $10 Date Back Note from Fort Meade, FL. Charter #10386

  • 1902 $50 Bartow Note Charter #4627

    1902 Date Back Third Charter $50 Note from The Polk County National Bank of Bartow Charter #4627, on Sept. 11, 1891. Signed by E.L. Wirt, cashier and T.L. Wilson, president. Only note known on bank

  • 1882 $50 Jacksonville Note Charter #3869

    1882 Brown Back 2nd Charter Series $50 Note dated April 14, 1888 from The National Bank of Jacksonville, FL. Charter #3869, signed by Bion H. Barnett, cashier and William B. (W.B.) Barnett as president.

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