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Treasury Note Series 1890

Series 1890 Treasury Notes are known more for the back of the notes.
The backs are very ornate and beautiful with designs that border on psychedelic.
If you know of a Series 1890 Treasury Note please contact me for values.

Series 1890 $1.00 Treasury Note - Stanton Series 1890 $1.00 Treasury Note - Stanton
The 1890 $1.00 Treasury note is the most commonly available Treasury Note in the series. Nicknamed the Stanton.
The note is worth from $75 in rag condition to $3500 for a perfect example.
If you have an 1890 $1.00 Treasury Note please contact me for values and information.
Stanton was the secretary of war under Lincoln and was an interesting character in his own right.
Read more about Stanton here: Edward Stanton Biography
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Series 1890 $2.00 Treasury Note - McPherson Series 1890 $2.00 Treasury Note - McPherson
The 1890 $2.00 Treasury note is much less common than the $1.00 in the series and can be a little pricy in high grades.
A decent example can be found for several hundred. A range of values would be from $300 to $4500.
General James McPherson (Union army) the second highest ranking Union officer to die in the war.
Also the only Union Army Commander to die in the field.
More about McPherson here: General James McPherson Biography
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If you have an 1890 $2.00 Treasury Note please contact me for values and information.

Series 1890 $5.00 Treasury Note - George H. Thomas Series 1890 $5.00 Treasury Note - Thomas
This grim faced character was a civil war general who was known as the Rock of Chickamauga or the Sledge of Nashville.
The 1890 $5.00 Treasury note is rare in high grade and the ornate back is particularly pretty on this note.
A tagged example can be found for a few hundred while an uncirculated note could reach high four figures.
If you have an 1890 $5.00 Treasury Note please contact me for values and information.
You can read more about George H. Thomas here: General George H. Thomas Biography
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Series 1890 $10.00 Treasury Note - Sheridan Series 1890 $10.00 Treasury Note - Sheridan
The 1890 $10.00 Treasury note is a pretty rare note especially in high grades.
This note features another Civil War General, General William Sheridan who is shown in uniform.
He reach the grand height of 5ft. 5 inches and was known by the nickname "Little Phil"
Lincoln reportedly remarked of Sheridan, "A brown chunkly little chap, with a long body, short legs, not enough
neck to hang him, and such long arms that if his ankles itch he can scratch them without stooping"
This note is a valuable note which can run from $600 to over $10000 in the highest grades.
If you have an 1890 $10.00 Treasury Note please contact me for values and information.
You can read more about William Sheridan here: General Phillip Sheridan
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Series 1890 $20.00 Treasury Note - Marshall Series 1890 $20.00 Treasury Note - Marshall
The 1890 $20.00 Treasury Note is a rare note as there are fewer than 200 known in all grades.
The back features the solid back with the central design of a wavy TWENTY, one of my favorites.
These notes are sometimes called Marshalls after John Marshall, the pictured swell.
He was the fourth Chief Justice of the supreme court.
The 1890 $20.00 Treasury Note can run the range of values from $500 to $40000 in the highest grades.
If you have an 1890 $20.00 Treasury Note please contact me for values and information.
You can read more about John Marshall here: Chief Justice John Marshall
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Series 1890 $100.00 Treasury Note - The Baby Watermelon Series 1890 $100.00 Treasury Note - Farragut
The 1890 $100.00 Treasury Note is a rare and spectacular note.
The back design is nicknamed the baby watermelon because the zero's look like watermelons.
The $1000 note in the series is known as the grand watermelon for the same reason.
There are fewer than 40 of these notes known to exist so they are very valuable.
A range of values for an 1890 $100.00 Treasury Note is from $25000 to $200000.
This note features Admiral David Farragut who said first "Damn the Torpedoes, full speed ahead"
If you have an 1890 $100.00 Treasury Note please contact me for values and information.
You can read more about David Farragut here: Admiral David Farragut

Series 1890 $1000.00 Treasury Note - The Grand Watermelon Series 1890 $1000.00 Treasury Note Grand Watermelon
The 1890 $1000.00 Treasury Note , the Grand Watermelon is the top of the food chain in rare currency.
The back design features a large $1000 with the iconic large watermelon zeroes.
There are only seven known examples of this note making this a spectacular rarity.
An About Uncirculated example was the first note to sell for over $1 million in 2005
This note features General George Meade who commanded the Army of the Potomac in the Civil war.
If you have an 1890 $1000.00 Treasury Note please contact me and get ready for a whirlwind.
You can read more about George Meade here: General George Meade