Paper Currency

We Buy Paper Currency

We purchase all US Type Notes, from Colonial & Continental Script Notes, State Bank Notes, Civil War & Confederate issues, Legal Tender, Silver & Gold Certificates, National Bank Notes, Federal Reserve Notes and Fractional issues. We buy non-graded single notes, complete collections and all PMG & PCGS certified notes.

Paper Currency

Currency Types

Sell Your Paper Currency Collection

We buy various types of paper currency, encompassing a wide range of US Type Notes. Whether you possess Colonial & Continental Script Notes, State Bank Notes, Civil War & Confederate issues, Legal Tender, Silver & Gold Certificates, National Bank Notes, Federal Reserve Notes, or Fractional issues, we are interested in purchasing them from you. Our expertise extends to the acquisition of non-graded single notes, complete collections, as well as PMG & PCGS certified notes.

Our team is well-versed in the intricacies of Legal Tender, Silver & Gold Certificates, National Bank Notes, Federal Reserve Notes, and Fractional issues, ensuring that you receive a fair and competitive offer for your currency. We value both the historical significance and the market value of these unique pieces of currency. Our commitment to acquiring a wide range of paper currency extends to graded and non-graded single notes, complete collections, and PMG & PCGS certified notes. By offering a diverse range of options, we aim to accommodate the preferences and requirements of all our customers.

US Bank Notes

US banknotes have a rich history that reflects the growth and development of the United States as a nation. The first official paper currency issued by the US government was the Demand Note in 1861, during the Civil War. It was followed by various series of banknotes, such as the United States Note, Silver Certificate, and Federal Reserve Note. Each series has distinct designs, colors, and security features, making them easily recognizable and difficult to counterfeit. US banknotes feature prominent figures from American history, like George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, and Benjamin Franklin, further adding to their cultural significance and national pride.

Continental Script Notes

During the American Revolutionary War, the Continental Congress issued a form of paper currency known as Continental script notes. These notes were used to finance the war effort and were intended to be redeemed for gold or silver after the war. However, due to excessive printing and a lack of confidence, the notes rapidly depreciated in value. This resulted in rampant inflation and led to the phrase “not worth a continental” being used to describe something of little or no value. Despite their historical significance, Continental script notes serve as a reminder of the perils of unchecked money supply and the importance of maintaining a stable currency.

Sell Your Paper Currency

If you want to sell your currency, we are the ideal buyers for you. Our expertise extends to non-graded single notes, complete collections, and PMG & PCGS certified notes. Contact us today to receive a fair and competitive offer for your paper currency.

Confederate Notes

Confederate notes were issued by the Confederate States of America during the American Civil War, as an attempt to establish a separate currency system. These notes were backed by the Confederacy’s promise to pay the bearer a specific amount of gold or silver in the future. However, due to the economic strain of the war and the lack of resources, the Confederate government struggled to honor these promises, causing the value of the notes to plummet. Confederate notes, featuring notable figures like Jefferson Davis and Stonewall Jackson, are now highly sought after by collectors for their historical significance and rarity, serving as a reminder of a turbulent era in American history.

Fractional Issues

Fractional issues refer to a specific type of paper currency that was issued in the United States between 1862 and 1876. During this period, due to a shortage of coins, the US government introduced fractional currency in denominations less than $1. These notes, commonly known as “shinplasters,” were in circulation to facilitate small transactions. Fractional issues featured intricate designs and were printed on durable paper to withstand frequent handling. However, as coin shortages were resolved, the need for fractional currency diminished, leading to its gradual discontinuation. Today, fractional issues hold value for collectors and serve as a fascinating glimpse into the monetary challenges faced by the United States during the Civil War and its aftermath.

In addition to buying collectible paper currency, we also provide appraisals for many different types of valued collectibles including military collectibles, rare coins, sterling silver, sports cards and collectibles, and more!

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Garden City New York

Eastern Numismatics Inc.
642 Franklin Avenue
Garden City, NY 11530

Phone: 516-746-6460

Sarasota Florida

Eastern Numismatics Inc.
5275 University Pkwy. Suite 129
University Park, FL 34201

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