Jeff and Taffy K. ask: What can you tell us about these notes?
Your first two notes are 1922 series United States $10 and $20 gold certificates. These notes are still legal tender for their face value but haven’t been payable in gold coin since 1933. Their physical size is much larger than the notes made after 1928 are often called “horse blanket” notes by collectors. The notes are low grade and look to be in about VG-Fine condition. Approximate Value: $20 – $100, $10 – $75
The third note was part of the National Banking System that was began after the Civil War to standardize and gain acceptance for paper money. The note is a $20, 1902 series, Third Charter period, issued on the Merchants & Planters National Bank of Slacauga, Alabama, Charter #7484. Approximate value: $150 in VG-Fine grade.
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