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Capital: Columbus

648 issuing charters located in 300 towns

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Ch 3721 $10 1902 Plain Back. FNB of ALLIANCE. Very Fine, the first title and downright scarce. $575

Ch 3721 $10 1929 Type 1. Alliance FNB, ALLIANCE. Very Fine, with a sealed tear at top. Serial C011117A. $75

Ch 975 $5 1929 Type 2. The Farmers NB and TC of ASHTABULA. Very Good. The second title and hard to come by. $225

Ch 5075 $5 1929 Type 1. The NB of ASHTABULA. Fine, affordable. $150

Ch 7744 $10 1929 Type 2. The ATHENS NB. Very Fine, desirable Athens County note. $350

Ch 715 $5 1882 Brown Back. The FNB of BATAVIA. Fine - Very Fine. $5 Brown Backs are mighty popular. This version has no geographic letter. $950

Ch 715 $20 1929 Type 1. FNB of BATAVIA. Choice About Uncirculated, with Huntington & Jamison signatures. $395


Ch 7025 $10 1929 Type 1. The FNB of BEALLSVILLE. Very Good, and the best available note on this obscure Monroe County town. Serial F000154A. $1250


Ch 1944 $20 1929 Type 1. FNB of BELLAIRE. PMG Choice Uncirculated 64EPQ, from a town with a splendid name. Serial E002358A. $495

Ch 7327 $20 1929 Type 1. The Farmers and Merchants NB of BELLAIRE. Extremely Fine. A000495A. $250

Ch 13914 $10 1929 Type 2. FNB IN BELLAIRE. Extremely Fine, you'll love it. A001048. $375

Ch 1784 $10 1929 Type 1. The BELLEFONTAINE NB. Extremely Fine, the home of America's first concrete street. B002327A. $325

Ch 2302 $10 1929 Type 1. FNB of BELLEVUE. Fine, the only denomination issued. A few pinholes at one end saved this note for collectors. F001373A. $400

Ch 6391 $10 1902 Plain Back. The BELMONT NB. Very Fine, a very elusive bank. 4935 D. $795

Ch 8588 $10 1929 Type 1. The FNB of BLANCHESTER. Choice About Uncirculated, top quality from this small town bank. F001162A. $495

Ch 9163 $20 1929 Type 1. FNB of BRADFORD. Extremely Fine. B000648A. $400

Ch 6624 $5 1929-Type 1. BRIDGEPORT NB. Very Fine, just one bridge west of Wheeling. A000234A. $250

Ch 237 $5 1902 Plain Back. The FNB of BRYAN. Very Fine. Serial 6950. $350

Ch 443 $20 1929 Type 2. The FNB of BUCYRUS. Very Fine, small hole in margin at top left. A000872. $150

Ch 6249 $5 1929 Type 1. FNB of BURTON. About Uncirculated, a real jewel from an elusive charter. A000628A. $650


Ch 5641 $10 1929 Type 1. The FNB of BYESVILLE. About Uncirculated, the nicest note reported for this one-bank town. Serial E000210A puts this note in the last group delivered to the bank. E000210A. $1750


Ch 100 $20 1929 Type 1. The Union NB and TC of CADIZ. Very Fine - Extremely Fine, with Clifford/Brown printed signatures. F000157A. $400

Ch 1447 $20 1929 Type 1. The Harrison NB of CADIZ. Fine or better, somewhat scarcer bank, named for the county. D000280A. $300

Ch 4853 $10 1929 Type 1. The Fourth NB of CADIZ. Very Fine, nice! A001490A. $550

Ch 1942. $20 1929 Type 1. The Guernsey NB of CAMBRIDGE. Fine - Very Fine, quite scarce in small size. C000169A. $450

Ch 2872 $10 1929 Type 1. The Central NB of CAMBRIDGE. Choice About Uncirculated, rather nice! Serial E000774A. $395


Ch 6566 $10 1902 Red Seal. The NB of CAMBRIDGE. PCGS Very Fine 25PPQ, with bold pen signatures. 2322 C. $1650


Ch 6566 $20 1929 Type 1. The NB of CAMBRIDGE. Very Fine, with low serial A000088A. $250

Ch 8300 $20 1902 Red Seal. The FNB of CAMDEN. PCGS Very Fine 25, "apparent" because of minor paper scuffs on back. This is the only Red Seal of any denomination reported for this bank. Serial 394. $2500

Ch 8300 $5 02 PB. The FNB of CAMDEN. Fine - Very Fine, a little town just down the road. 11321 H. $550

Ch 8300 $5 1929 Type 1. FNB of CAMDEN. Fine, just down the road from home. E001676A. $300

Ch 8300 $5 1929 Type 2. FNB of CAMDEN. Fine, scarce type from a scarce bank - the lone $5 Type 2 reported. A000640. $400

Ch 8300 $10 1929 Type 1. FNB of CAMDEN. About Uncirculated, really nice. D000646A. $650

Ch 3654 $5 1929 Type 1. The Farmers' NB of CANFIELD. Fine, and just as rare as the #1, but this one is less expensive. E001948A. $375


Ch 3654 $20 1929 Type 1. The Farmers' NB of CANFIELD. Fine, with Serial B000001A. If you collect apostrophe titles this will be your kingpin note. $1500


Ch 6119 $20 1902 Plain Back 1. The FNB of CAREY. Fine - Very Fine, and the first large twenty to surface. Serial 1333. $795

Ch 6119 $20 1929 Type 1. The FNB of CAREY. Fine - Very Fine, from a very uncommon one-bank town in Wyandot County. A000033A. $650

Ch 11714 $20 1929 Type 1. FNB in CARROLLTON. Very Fine, scarce note. B000452A. $225

Ch 13883 $20 Type 2. The FNB AT CARROLLTON. Very Fine, the penultimate note from this bank and downright RARE! A000889. $650

Ch 5523 $10 1929 Type 2. The FNB of CELINA. Very Fine, popular recreational spot. Not-so common Type 2. A001026. $300

Ch 4671 $10 1929 Type 1. The FNB of CHARDON. Fine, and a very rare note. A000434A. $595

Ch 13569 $5 1929 Type 2. Central NB of CHARDON. Very Fine, the second title, which dropped "The". A003114. $550

Ch 13569 $10 1929 Type 2. Central NB of CHARDON. Fine, quite scarce with either title. A000568. $475

Ch 1172 $10 1929 Type 1. The Ross County NB of CHILLICOTHE. Very Fine, a tiny margin tear at top. C001981A. $175

Ch 2993 $20 1929 Type 1. The Central NB of CHILLICOTHE. Extremely Fine, with Spatnagel as President. C000469A. $300

Ch 5634 $20 1929 Type 1. The Citizens NB of CHILLICOTHE. Very Fine. F000155A. $225

Ch 20. $5 1902 Plain Back. The Fifth-Third NB of CINCINNATI. Fine. Nice example from this uniqely-named institution. $275

Ch 24 $10 1929 Type 1. FNB of CINCINNATI. Fine and then some. Not as easy to locate as you might expect. Serial A002651A. $125

Ch 24 $50 1929 Type 1. FNB of CINCINNATI. Very Fine, a quality note from the Queen City. Serial B000472A. $495

Ch 32 $10 1929 Type 1. The Second NB of CINCINNATI. Very Fine. D022979A. $75

Ch 32 $10 1929 Type 1. The Second NB of CINCINNATI. Extremely Fine, low charter number, low price. C017149A. $95

Ch 32 $10 1929 Type 1. The Second NB of CINCINNATI. Extremely Fine - About Uncirculated. F002687A. $110

Ch 32 $20 1929 Type 1. The Second NB of CINCINNATI. Strong Very Fine, two pinholes. Serial D004649A. $95

Ch 32 $20 1929 Type 1. The Second NB of CINCINNATI. Extremely Fine. D005239A. $110

Ch 32 $10 1929 Type 2. The Second NB of CINCINNATI. Extremely Fine. A013115. $100

Ch 32 $20 1929 Type 2. The Second NB of CINCINNATI. About Uncirculated. A004298. $125


Ch 844 $2 Original Series. The Merchants NB of CINCINNATI. PMG Very Good 10. The Merchants NB was the only Cincinnati bank that issued Lazy Twos. This note is the only deuce reported, a status it has enjoyed since 1979. I've owned the note three times - its nickname is 'boomerang'. At the ANA show in 1979 I purchased it from Allen Mincho - it had traveled to that show from a Hollywood coin shop. Several years later I sold it to a very avid and persistent Cincinnati collector. His collection was later dispersed and I bought the note in a Heritage auction. Twenty years later another avid and persistent Cincinnati collector talked me into parting with it - well, these notes were meant to circulate. Tragically he died only a few years later
and I became this jewel's owner for the third time. Here it is, one of a kind. Any avid Cincinnati collector willing to step up? Serial 4242. $15,000



Ch 2315 $100 1882 Brown Back. The National Lafayette Bank of CINCINNATI. PMG Very Fine 25. Rare bank, super vignettes. Can't ask much more. Serial 1386. $8500


Ch 2524 $5 1929 Type 1. The Lincoln NB of CINCINNATI. Extremely Fine. F018930A. $100

Ch 2524 $5 1929 Type 2. The Lincoln NB of CINCINNATI. Very Fine. A003172. $100

Ch 2524 $10 1929 Type 1. The Lincoln NB of CINCINNATI. Gem Uncirculated. E009653A. $295.

Ch 2524 $10 1929 Type 2. The Lincoln NB of CINCINNATI. Very Fine - Extremely Fine. A008037. $100

Ch 2524 $20 1929 Type 1. The Lincoln NB of CINCINNATI. Gem Uncirculated. E002118A. $325


Ch 2616 $10 Series 1875. The Exchange NB of CINCINNATI. PMG Very Fine 25. An old friend that continues to "circulate". Still unique for this bank and essential to any Cincinnati collection pretending to be great. Serial 1610 B. $9500


Ch 3639 $20 1882 Brown Back. ATLAS NB of CINCINNATI. An uncommon type and denomination, fresh from the weeds. Fine or better. Serial 2052. $1000.

Ch 3639 $10 1902 Plain Back. ATLAS NB of CINCINNATI Extremely Fine, oozing originality. Serial 32944 F. $650

Ch 3639 $10 1929 Type 1. ATLAS NB of CINCINNATI. Very Fine. A001495. $150

Ch 3639 $10 1929 Type 1. ATLAS NB of CINCINNATI. Very Fine. Fancy serial F003000A. $160

Ch 3639 $10 1929 Type 2. ATLAS NB of CINCINNATI. Very Fine, one of my favorite titles. A001495. $150

Ch 3639 $20 1929 Type 1. ATLAS NB of CINCINNATI. Extremely Fine. C001218A. $200

Ch 12446 $5 1902 Plain Back. Brotherhood of Railway Clerks NB of CINCINNATI. Very Fine, with J J Castellini as President. The Castellini family again prominent in Cincinnati as majority owners of the Reds. Serial 62846 H. $495

Ch 118 $10 1929 Type 2. The FNB of CIRCLEVILLE. Very Fine, goes with Diagonal, IA and Oblong, IL. A002923. $250

Ch 2817 $10 1929 Type 1. The Third NB of CIRCLEVILLE. Fine, and mighty scarce. B000355A. $375

Ch 5762 $5 1929 Type 1. The FNB of CLARINGTON. Nice Very Fine. A scarce note from a depressed area of Ohio. C000167A. $375

Ch 5762 $20 1929 Type 1. The FNB of CLARINGTON. Very Fine, with low serial B000082A. $375

Ch 7370 $20 1929 Type 1. The Farmers NB of CLARKSVILLE. Fine or a tad better. Downright rare. F000105A. $650

Ch 11862 $5 1929 Type 1. Engineers NB of CLEVELAND. Fine. The second, shortened title. Many times scarcer than the longest title which appears only on large-size notes. A009429A. $400

Ch 7456 $20 1929 Type 1. Hamilton County NB of CLEVES. Very Fine. Serial E000155A. $450

Ch 2605 $5 1929 Type 1. Commercial NB of COLUMBUS. Extremely Fine - About Uncirculated. Downright rare - a bank that went out early in the small-size era. F002887A. $650

Ch 2605 $20 1929 Type 1. Commercial NB of COLUMBUS. About Uncirculated. It took me 18 years to upgrade my collection to this note. Rather scarce. D000081A. $850

Ch 7621 $5 1929 Type 1. City - NB of COLUMBUS. Very Fine. This is the second title, made rare by the fact that it issued small size notes for just four months. C000068A. $250

Ch 5103 $5 1929 Type 2. The COSHOCTON NB. Fine or better, with President T L Montgomery. The Montgomery family restored Roscoe Village. A006859. $225

Ch 5530 $10 1902 Plain Back. The Citizens NB of COVINGTON. Fine. This rare note turned up in an Arizona flea market. Serial 944 A. $750

Ch 5530 $20 1929 Type 1. The Citizens NB of COVINGTON. Very Fine. An opportunity as rare as the note. A000082A. $950

Ch 13273 $5 1929 Type 1. FNB in CRESTLINE. PMG Choice Uncirculated 64EPQ. Outstanding quality from a bank that issued only small-sized notes and not many of them! Serial E000654A. $595

Ch 13273 $10 1929 Type 1. FNB in CRESTLINE. Very Fine. Serial D000112A. $350

Ch 6372 $10 1929 Type 1. FNB of DALTON. PMG Gem Uncirculated 65EPQ, unmatched quality! Serial C000325A. $750

Ch 6372 $20 1929 Type 2. FNB of DALTON. PMG Choice About Uncirculated 58, type two twenties uncommon. Serial A000122. $600

Ch 2678 $5 1929 Type 1. The Third NB and TC of DAYTON. Very Fine, inexpensive example with plenty of grade. F015641A. $110

Ch 2874 $10 1902 Red Seal City NB of DAYTON. Very Good, Dayton Red Seals a rare breed. Serial 1719 A. $750

Ch 2874 $10 1902 Plain Back The City NB of DAYTON. Very Fine. Nice blue seal from the Gem City. 16249 D. $250

Ch 2874 $100 1929 Type 1. City NB&TC of DAYTON. Very Fine, quality example with serial E000041A. $495

Ch 4054. $20 1882 Brown Back. The TEUTONIA NB of DAYTON. High-end Very Fine. Fred Reibold was President. His name lingers yet in downtown Dayton. A wonderful note with sheet margin at bottom. Serial 8238. $2500

Ch 4054 $10 1902 Plain Back. The American NB of DAYTON. Very Good - Fine. A very rare bank, with the second title assumed after World War I. Serial 6202 A. $650

Ch 2516 $10 1882 Date Back. The Merchants NB of DEFIANCE. Fine - Very Fine, with a wonderful town name. Serial 1425. $750

Ch 4661 $10 1902 Date Back. FNB of DEFIANCE. Very Fine, with pen signature of President Edward Squire. Serial 1870. $375

Ch 4661 $20 1902 Plain Back. FNB of DEFIANCE. Very Fine, with plate date Nov 12, 1911. Serial 4097. $425

Ch 4661 $20 1929 Type 1. FNB of DEFIANCE. Extremely Fine, among Ohio's coolest names. Serial C000104A. $450

Ch 13457 $20 1929 Type 1. The NB of DEFIANCE. Very Fine, seldom offered. Serial E000040A. $300

Ch 243 $20 1929-1. The FNB of DELAWARE. Extremely Fine, a very nice note from this "Two-State" town. C000127A. $300

Ch 243 $10 1929 Type 1. The FNB of DELAWARE. Very Fine, very attractive. Serial A000867A. $275

Ch 13535 $20 1929 Type 1. The Delaware County NB of DELAWARE. Extremely Fine, rather scarce. E000238A. $375

Ch 6843 $10 1902 Plain Back. The DENNISON NB. Very Fine. Dennison and Urichsville are Ohio's "Twin Cities". 6779 E. $375

Ch 13802 $10 1929 Type 2. The FNB of DENNISON NB. High-end Very Fine. Dennison and Urichsville are Ohio's "Twin Cities". Not many survivors from this charter. A002190. $550

Ch 5618 $20 1929 Type 1. The FNB of DILLONVALE. Fine. Not readily available. D000296A. $275

Ch 14011 $10 1929 Type 2. The FNB at DILLONVALE. Very Fine. Pencil writing on back. Rare bank with just $28K issued. A001194. $850

Ch 4293. $20 1929 Type 1. The Exchange NB of DOVER. Choice About Uncirculated, faint bends hold this back from Gem. C000213A. $500

Ch 6628 $20 1929 Type 1. The FNB of DUNKIRK. Fine - Very Fine. A very elusive bank from a region where nationals are tightly held. B000056A. $500

Ch 6593 $10 1902 Plain Back. The FNB of EAST PALESTINE. Extremely Fine - About Uncirculated. A superior note from a better bank. Serial 2003 E. $695

Ch 3889 $10 1902 Plain Back. The Preble County NB of EATON. Very Fine, with pen signatures of A J Hiestand and J W Acton. 5012 D. $950

Ch 3889 $20 1929 Type 1. The Preble County NB of EATON. Very Fine, rare and desirable. D000161A. $050

Ch 3889 $10 1929 Type 2. The Preble County NB of EATON. PMG Choice Uncirculated 64EPQ. Super! A000487. $750

Ch 6314 $10 1902 Plain Back. The FNB of ELMWOOD PLACE. PCGS Fine 15. A very scarce note from this once-suburb of Cincinnati. Serial 10503 F. $750

Ch 6314 $10 1929 Type 2. The FNB of ELMWOOD PLACE. Extremely Fine, a neat name. Once a suburb of Cincinnati, now swallowed up. A000366. $550

Ch 7518 $20 1929 Type 1. The FNB of FOREST. Better than Fine. A downright rare Ohio small size. E000108A. $850

Ch 9192 $10 1929 Type 1. The Union NB of FOSTORIA Very Fine, from Ohio's train crossroads. F000209A. $300

Ch 5100 $20 1929 Type 1. The FRANKLIN NB. Very Fine, with printed signatures of Parks and Conover. D000387A. $250


Ch 5640 $20 1929 Type 1. The FNB of FREDERICKTOWN Fine. You won't get many chances to own a note from this bank. D000071A. $1250


Ch 419. $10 1902 Plain Back. The FNB of GALION. PCGS Choice About New 58PPQ, with bold pen signatures. Serial 22090 D. $895

Ch 419. $20 1929 Type 1. The FNB of GALION. Very Fine, a scarce bank. D000173A. $250

Ch 153 $20 1929 Type 1. The FNB of GENEVA. Very Fine, and simply rare. F000122A. $1250

Ch 5996 $10 1929 Type 2. The Peoples NB of GEORGETOWN. Fine - Very Fine, from the birthplace of U S Grant. A000559. $275


Thirty years ago when this note showed up I had the opportunity to buy it for $1500. I passed thinking that there had to be five more from the number one sheet. Wishful thinking. Third generation Oblingers assured me there were no family troves - just a single $10 Plain back. I bought and sold that. Last call on this beauty.

Ch 86 $20 1929 Type 1. The FNB of GERMANTOWN. PMG About Uncirculated 50EPQ. Serial D000001A. Great! $6500


Ch 10058 $20 1929 Type 1. The Citizens NB of GETTYSBURG. Fine, and mighty scarce. E000209A. $500

Ch 4884 $20 1929 Type 1. The FNB of GIRARD. Very Fine, some inconsequential soiling on back. B000205A. $350

Ch 1092 $10 1929 Type 1. The Farmers NB of GREENVILLE. Extremely Fine, outstanding quality. E000256A. $395

Ch 7001 $10 1902 Plain Back. The FNB of GREENWICH. Very Fine, a lovely pen-signed note. 4788 F. $1100

Ch 7001 $10 1929 Type 1. The FNB of GREENWICH. Extremely Fine - About Uncirculated, a winner from a tiny town. A000572A. $495

Ch 7001 $20 1929 Type 1. The FNB of GREENWICH. PMG About Uncirculated 55EPQ. Mighty nice note! A000064A. $550

Ch 8228 $10 1902 Date Back. The FNB of HARRISON. Very Fine, quite scarce. 937 E. $1100

Ch 8228 $10 1929 Type 1. The FNB of HARRISON. Extremely Fine. Seldom available. D000392A. $650


Ch 4867 $20 1882 Brown Back. The FNB of HICKSVILLE. PMG Extremely Fine 40. Impressive! Serial 2689. $1295


Ch 4867 $10 1929 Type 1. The FNB of HICKSVILLE. Fine and scarce. D000968A. $325

Ch 5802 $20 1929 Type 1. The HICKSVILLE NB. Very Fine and downright rare. B000089A. $550

Ch 9221 $10 1929 Type 1. The NB of HUDSON. Very Fine, a very elusive charter. B000325A. $650

Ch 98 $20 1929 Type 1. The FNB of IRONTON. Extremely Fine, a bargain under-100 Charter. C000967A. $195

Ch 4336 $20 1929 Type 1. The Citizens NB of IRONTON Very Fine, very scarce in small size. C000440A. $325

Ch 1903 $5 1902 Plain Back. The FNB of JACKSON. Very Fine, with faint purple stamped signatures. 7072 A. $395

Ch 1903 $20 1929 Type 1. The FNB of JACKSON. About Uncirculated, nice!. A000244A. $325

Ch 13150 $10 1929 Type 2. The FNB of JEWETT. About Uncirculated, the nicest note reported for this charter. A000223. $650

Ch 11598 $5 1902 Plain Back. The FNB of KANSAS. Fine, and rare. A tiny town just up the road from Bettsville. Most notes are tightly held by members of the officer families. Serial 8094 A. $495

Ch 11598 $5 1929 Type 1. The FNB of KANSAS. Very Good, and rare. A tiny town just up the road from Bettsville. Don't be fooled by the census. Most notes are tightly held by members of the officer families. F002194A. $695

Ch 652 $10 1929 Type 1. The KENT NB. Choice Uncirculated, from a group dispersed 25-years ago. Serial E001514A. $225

Ch 9536 $20 1929 Type 2. The FNB of KINGSTON. Phil Dunlap was Cashier and President. Fine, and hard to locate. Here's your opportunity. A000239. $350

Ch 13715 $5 1929 Type 2. The Peoples NB of LAKEWOOD. Fine-Very Fine. Nice example, modest price. A007266. $275

Ch 7517 $20 1929 Type 1. The Fairfield NB of LANCASTER. Very Fine, named for the county. E000594A. $195


Ch 2360 $20 1882 Date Back. The LEBANON NB. PCGS Very Fine 20 PPQ. Eye-catching layout on this impressive note. Serial 6133. $950


Ch 2360 $20 1929 Type 1. The LEBANON Citizens NB & TC. PMG Very Fine 30 with pinholes noted, from a bank that renamed itself LCNB National Bank. B000835A. $150

Ch 3519 $5 1882 Brown Back. The FNB of LEETONIA. Fine, with sharp pen signatures of Hartshorn and Schmick. Enhanced by an attractive layout. Serial 7104 A. $2500

Ch 13767 $5 1929 Type 2. The NB of LIMA. Extremely Fine, popular collecting area. A009049. $450

Ch 4133 $10 1902 Plain Back. The FNB of LOCKLAND. PCGS Very Fine 20, with sharp pen signatures. Very scarce note from this Cincinnati suburb. $850

Ch 10677 $10 1902 Plain Back. The Peoples NB of LODI. Fine. Mighty few notes available from this town, known as the "Cross Roads of Ohio", back when routes 224 and 42 were the primary highways. 3218 C. $1150

Ch 10677 $10 1929 Type 1. The Peoples NB of LODI. Fine, from the "Cross Roads of Ohio", but not when I was hitchhiking home. E000433A. $950

Ch 10373 $20 1929 Type 1. The Central NB of LONDON. About Uncirculated, a beauty. B000376A. $350

Ch 5371 $10 1929 Type 1. The NB of Commerce of LORAIN. Extremely Fine, rather nice! D002608A. $325

Ch 6779 $20 1902 Plain Back. The LOVELAND NB. Strong Fine. Notes from this Cincinnati suburb are mighty uncommon. 10008 B. $895

Ch 6779 $10 1929 Type 1. The LOVELAND NB. Extremely Fine, crispy fresh. Printed signatures of B S Rathgeber and Geo G King. B000598A $650



Ch 11772 $5 1929 Type 1. The FNB of LYNCHBURG. Extremely Fine, with serial A003191A. $795

Ch 2052 $10 1929 Type 1. The MALTA NB. Fine, and not a common charter. E000812A. $275

Ch 9091 $10 1902 Plain Back. The Farmers NB of MANCHESTER. Very Fine, with magenta stamped signatures. 6950 D. $550

Ch 9091 $20 1929 Type 1. The Farmers NB of MANCHESTER. PMG About Uncirculated 55, top quality for this bank. F000220A. $550

Ch 6308 $5 1902 Red Seal. The MARION NB. Fine - Very Fine, with nice pen signatures and a plate date of June 12, 1902. Serial 3021 A. $695

Ch 6308 $20 1929 Type 1. The MARION NB. Very Fine, from a town with too few collectors. B000329A. $200

Ch 11831 $20 1929 Type 1. N City B & TC of MARION. Extremely Fine, with the early form of bank overprint. A000138A. $275

Ch 11831 $5 1929 Type 2. N City B & TC of MARION. Very Fine, scarcer in small size than large. A004272. $225


Ch 7403 $10 1902 Plain Back. The FNB of MASON. PMG Extremely Fine 40EPQ. A rarity with wonderful blue pen signatures. Serial 5629. $1500


Ch 1318 $20 1929 Type 1. The Union NB of MASSILLON Very Fine, from the home of Ohio's original football dynasty. B000819A. $195

Ch 2036 $10 1929 Type 1. The Vinton County NB of McARTHUR Very Good, from the county seat. Low serial D000091A. $100

Ch 46 $10 1902 Plain Back. FNB of McCONNELSVILLE. Very Fine, with vanity signature of Cashier. Bursting with originality. 5671 B. $750

Ch 46 $20 1929 Type 1. FNB of McCONNELSVILLE. Fine or better. Popular low charter number. F000268A. $350

Ch 5259. $20 1929 Type 1. The Citizens NB of McCONNELLSVILLE. Very Fine, from a quiet Morgan County town. B000294A. $200

Ch 3876 $10 1902 Plain Back. FNB of MIAMISBURG. Very Fine, edge dings at top. Miamisburg took the name "Star City". 8640 D. $395

Ch 3876 $20 1929 Type 2. FNB of MIAMISBURG. Very Choice About Uncirculated. Low serial A000049. $375

Ch 1545 $20 1902 Red Seal. The First NB of MIDDLETOWN. PCGS graded this Very Fine 20, with some expert edge tear repairs. Serial 872 A. $1750

Ch 2025 $10 1882 Date Back. The Merchants NB of MIDDLETOWN. Very Fine. Fresh and original with pen signatures. Serial 1590 D. $850

Ch 2025 $20 1929 Type 1. The First and Merchants NB of MIDDLETOWN. Very Fine, very afforable. D001258A. $100

Ch 2025 $5 1929 Type 2. The First and Merchants NB of MIDDLETOWN. PMG Very Fine 25, an attractive type two five. A017482. $100

Ch 3234 $5 1902 Date Back. The MILFORD NB. Very Fine, with signatures of Cashier F L Cook and President Geo H Eveland. 811 H. $495


Ch 1923 $1 Original Series. The FNB of MILLERSBURG. PCGS Very Fine 25, with a few small edge splits. If you collect by county, you need this note. It hails from the only note-issuing National Bank in Holmes County. Serial 559A. $4500



Ch 1923 $2 Original Series. The FNB of MILLERSBURG. PMG Very Fine 30, with "Net" for "Minor Thinning" (tiny spot visible when candled). From the only note-issuing National Bank in Holmes County. This note showed up at Memphis 35 years ago and was off the market until very recently. One Ohio deuce you will never be able to duplicate or upgrade. Serial number is lucky 7. $15,000


Ch 5694 $20 1902 Plain Back. The FNB of MINGO-JUNCTION, Fine, signed in blue-green ink by the Armstrongs. This is one of only four large notes reported and the only third charter note to surface from this bank. Rare and attractive. 1694 A. $1250

Ch 5694 $20 1929 Type 1. The FNB of MINGO-JUNCTION, Extremely Fine, with one of my favorite town names, "MINGO - JUNCTION!". F000124A. $995

Ch 14183 $10 1929 Type2. The Mingo NB of MINGO-JUNCTION, Very Fine, one of Ohio's rarest small-size only banks. A000740. $1500

Ch 7947 $10 1929 Type 1. The MONROE NB. PCGS Very Fine 35 PPQ, a super note. C000217A. $450.

Ch 7947 $10 1929 Type 1. The MONROE NB. Choice About Uncirculated. F000780A. $495

Ch 8709 $5 1902 Plain Back. The FNB of MORROW NB. Very Fine, with pen signature of President. 5463 E. $850

Ch 8709 $10 1929 Type 1. The FNB of MORROW NB. Fine, and very scarce. A000505A. $600

Ch 8741 $10 1902 Plain Back. The MORROW NB. Fine, seldom available. 1608 E. $800

Ch 8741 $20 1929 Type 1. The MORROW NB. PMG About Uncirculated 53EPQ, as nice as you will find for this charter. Serial A000199A. $795

Ch 10692 $5 1902 Plain Back Brown County NB of MT ORAB. Fine+, and a very scarce bank. 4303 C. $450

Ch 10692 $5 1929 Type 2. The Brown County NB of MT ORAB. Extremely Fine. Serial number A000006 makes this the bottom note of the first sheet. $495

Ch 9761 $10 1902 Date Back. The FNB of MOUNT WASHINGTON. Very Fine. Very scarce, with seven notes reported for this Cincinnati suburb bank. Edith Lancaster was Cashier. $1250

Ch 5218 $5 1929 Type 1. The FNB of NAPOLEON. Fine - Very Fine, scarce and desirable. A000295A. $495

Ch 5218 $20 1929 Type 1. The FNB of NAPOLEON. Fine - Very Fine, popular location. D000074A. $495

Ch 6976 $20 1929 Type 1. The FNB of NEW CONCORD. Fine - Very Fine, with E A Montgomery as Cashier. D000095A. $295

Ch 7187 $10 1929 Type 1. The FNB of NEW HOLLAND. Very Fine. Serial C000081A. $350

Ch 6505 $5 1929 Type 1. The Citizens NB of NEW LEXINGTON. Extremely Fine, from a quaint little town in east central Ohio. F001201A. $250

Ch 13596 $5 1929 Type 1. Peoples NB of NEW LEXINGTON. Very Fine, uncommon. A000784A. $250

Ch 10101 $10 1929 Type 1. Third NB of NEW LONDON. Tough bank and town. Fine, with serial E000255A. $495

Ch 9211 $10 1929 Type 1. The FNB of NEW PARIS. Very Fine, and quite scarce. D000333A. $450

Ch 9211 $20 1929 Type 1. The FNB of NEW PARIS. New Paris is in extreme West Central Ohio. Fine - Very Fine. E000188A. $395

Ch 1999 $100 1929 Type 1. Citizens NB of NEW PHILADELPHIA. Extremely Fine, some stray ink. F000080A. $695

Ch 7542 $10 1929 Type 1. The NEW RICHMOND NB. Fine - Very Fine, a very scarce note. A000482A. $450


Ch 858 $20 Series 1875. The FNB of NEWARK. PCGS Choice About New 58PPQ, perhaps a tad conservative, but saves you 7 grand from the 64 price. $13,000


Ch 9179 $5 1929 Type 1. The Park NB of NEWARK. Very Fine, not readily available. A002310A. $175

Ch 5262 $20 1929 Type 2. The FNB of NEWCOMERSTOWN. Fine. Despite having 24 small reported this bank seldom shows up for sale. Low serial on this Type 2 note, A000013. $300

Ch 6322 $10 1902 Plain Back. The FNB of NORWOOD. Fine - Very Fine, with neat stamped signatures. 17483 F. $250

Ch 6322 $20 1929 Type 1. The FNB of NORWOOD. Very Fine. Quality example. A002845A. $150

Ch 8505 $10 1902 Red Seal. The NORWOOD NB. Fine, quite scarce, this being the only $10 Red Seal reported for this Cincinnati suburb bank. 791 A. $995

Ch 8505 $10 1902 Plain Back. The NORWOOD NB. Very Fine - Extremely Fine. Quality note from this Cincinnati suburb. 41820 I. $375

Ch 6632 $10 1929 Type 1. The FNB of OAK HARBOR. PCGS Extremely Fine 45PPQ, don't wait for a better note. B000084A. $950


Ch 9450 $20 1929 Type 1. FNB of OKEANA. Very Good - Fine, sporting serial E000001A. Definitely not five more out there. $1500


Ch 9450 $20 1929 Type 1. FNB of OKEANA. Fine - Very Fine, with serial F000181A. $500

Ch 9450 $20 1929 Type 2. FNB of OKEANA. Extremely Fine, with Wagner and Butterfield signatures. A000019. $850

Ch 9675 $20 1902 Plain Back. The FNB of OSBORN. PMG Very Fine 20, with great signatures. One of just 4 reported large size. Serial 4480. $1250

Ch 9675 $20 1929 Type 1. The FNB of OSBORN. Very Fine, very nice and rather scarce. Serial F000139A. $650

Ch 9675 $20 1929 Type 2. The FNB of OSBORN. Extremely Fine, the only type 2 twenty reported. The towns Osborn and Fairfield were united to form present-day Fairborn. Serial A000071. $750

Ch 7006 $20 1929 Type 1. The FNB of OTTAWA. Very Fine, a very elusive town. F000098A. $595

Ch 6059 $10 1882 Date Back. The OXFORD NB. PMG Very Fine 30, with pen signatures of Shera and Welliver. Seldom available! Serial 1968. $3500

Ch 13318 $10 1929 Type 2. The Painesville NB and TC. PAINESVILLE. Choice About Uncirculated. A faint centerbend shy of the ultimate grade. A000786. $350

Ch 11343 $20 1929 Type 1. The FNB of PANDORA. Nearly Very Fine, with an enchanting name. D000207A. $350

Ch 5862 $20 1929 Type 1. The PAULDING NB. Very Fine, desirable note from hotly-collected area. C000356A. $350

Ch 7039 $5 1902 Plain Back. The PIKETON NB. From Ohio's nuclear fuel site. PMG Very Fine 30 with razor-sharp pen signatures. Serial 5132 G. $1250

Ch 1006 $10 1929 Type 2. The PIQUA NB & TC Very Fine, cute name, bargain price. A002158. $125

Ch 1061 $20 1929 Type 1. The Citizens NB&TC of PIQUA. Extremely Fine or better, fresh and original with minimal handling. B000146A. $195

Ch 1061 $20 1929 Type 1. The Citizens NB&TC of PIQUA. PMG Choice Uncirculated 64, with serial A000419A. $350

Ch 9563 $20 1929 Type 1. The FNB of PITSBURG. Fine, extremely rare. This Pitsburg has just one "T". C000055A. $1250

Ch 5522 $20 1929 Type 1. The Farmers NB of PLAIN CITY. Fine, scarce and sporting serial number F000008A. $350


Ch 7035 $10 1902 Red Seal. The Peoples NB of PLYMOUTH. PMG Very Fine 30 EPQ. The only Red Seal reported for this bank. Everything you could ask for in a note: Rarity, visual appeal - "pizzaz"! $2250


Ch 7035 $20 1929 Type 1. The Peoples NB of PLYMOUTH. Very Fine, very scarce. B000295A. $250

Ch 6227 $20 1929 Type 1. NB of PORT CLINTON. Very Fine, scarce note from this Lake Erie port. Low serial E000006A. $495

Ch 68 $10 1902 Plain Back. The FNB of PORTSMOUTH. Fine - Very Fine, rubber-stamped signatures. Serial 47604 H. $295

Ch 7781 $5 1929 Type 1. The Central NB of PORTSMOUTH. Very Fine, the first title for this bank. F000368A. $295

Ch 13832 $10 1929 Type 2. The NB of PORTSMOUTH. Extremely Fine, jumbo margins. A001950. $225

Ch 13832 $20 1929 Type 2. The NB of PORTSMOUTH. Extremely Fine, with printed signatures of J J Tierney and C A Brown. A005327. $225


Ch 7759 $10 1902 Red Seal. The FNB of POWHATAN POINT NB. PCGS Very Fine 30, from a town named for the father of the legendary Pocahontas. The only Red Seal reported for this desirable and very scarce charter. $2400


Ch 1989 $20 1902 Plain Back. The QUAKER CITY NB. Fine, the "Q" city for an Ohio alphabet set. Serial 13976. $300

Ch 1989 $20 1929 Type 1. The QUAKER CITY NB. PMG Very Fine 25. F000461A. $250

Ch 9199 $10 1929 Type 1. The FNB of RICHWOOD. Very Fine, very scarce note from a one-bank town. C000014A. $650

Ch 2837 $10 1929 Type 2. The RIPLEY NB. PMG Choice Uncirculated 64EPQ, top quality on this Type 2 beauty. A001214. $450

Ch 4993 $10 1929 Type 1. The Second NB of ST. CLAIRSVILLE. Very Fine. C001720A, $125

Ch 4219 $20 1929 Type 1. The FNB of ST MARYS. Very Fine, infrequently offered. C000049A. $395

Ch 4219 $20 1929 Type 1. The FNB of ST MARYS. Very Fine - Extremely Fine. D000234A. $495

Ch 2488 $20 1929 Type 1. The FNB of SAINT PARIS. Very Fine, with the printed signatures of Cashier Hunt and President Black. You might want to start a color collection - there are black, blue, green and brown for sure. E000252A. $325

Ch 8127 $20 1929 Type 1. The Central NB of SAINT PARIS. Extremely Fine, dandy note from this much scarcer charter. E000245A. $495

Ch 973 $20 1902 Plain Back. The Farmers NB of SALEM. Very Fine, very attractive. Serial 14218 B. $495

Ch 2061 $1 Original Series. The Third NB of SANDUSKY. Very Good, this with the overprinted charter number. Serial 2929 B. $950

Ch 4792 $10 1929 Type 1. The Third N Exchange B of SANDUSKY. Extremely Fine - About Uncirculated, new President. A001495A. $275

Ch 7800 $20 1929 Type 1. The FNB of SARDINIA. Very Fine, with serial F0000156A. $375


Ch 7399 $20 1902 Plain Back. FNB of SENECAVILLE. The building now used as an antique shop. Very Fine, very tough. Serial 2560 B. $850


Ch 7399 $20 1929 Type 1. FNB of SENECAVILLE. Very Fine, and a bit rarer than the large size. Serial F000053A. $595

Ch 7399 $20 1929 Type 1. FNB of SENECAVILLE. PMG Very Fine 35EPQ. Serial B000094A. $695


Ch 9518 $5 1902 Plain Back. The Farmers NB of SEVEN MILE. Fine, one of a consecutively numbered pair that turned up in Hamilton Ohio 35 years ago. Anna Bell signs as Assistant Cashier. 6367 A, $3500



Ch 9518 $5 1929 Type 1. The Farmers NB of SEVEN MILE. Very Good - Fine, one of the greatest names from Ohio - or any other state. A000017A. $2000


Ch 1929 $5 1902 Plain Back. The FNB of SHELBY. Fine. Quite scarce, with sharp pen signatures, including that of the "V"ice President. 6811 B. $400

Ch 1929 $20 1929 Type 1. The FNB of SHELBY. Very Fine. Charter matches series. E000118A. $375

Ch 5214 $5 1929 Type 1. The FN Exchange B of SIDNEY. Very Fine, an attractive note. E003005A. $195

Ch 5214 $20 1929 Type 2. The FN Exchange B of SIDNEY. Very Fine, type two twenties not common. A000045. $225

Ch 13171 $10 1929 Type 1. FNB at SMITHFIELD. Very Fine. Simply a rare bank. C000503A. $650

Ch 9859 $10 1902 Plain Back. The SOMERVILLE NB. Very Fine. This bank is still in business, with five branches. 5595 A. $995

Ch 9859 $10 1929 Type 1. The SOMERVILLE NB. Fine, with printed signatures of Cashier W. B(arton) Bell and President E C Muff. F000652A. $450

Ch 9859 $10 1929 Type 1. The SOMERVILLE NB. Very Fine, and "my bank" here in Oxford. B000531A. $650

Ch 9859 $20 1929 Type 1. The SOMERVILLE NB. Fine, some light age. A000138A. $450

Ch 7896 $20 1929 Type 1. The SPRING VALLEY NB. Very Fine, tiny bank in a small town. B000024A. $750

Ch 238 $5 1929 Type 1. FNB & TC of SPRINGFIELD. Very Fine. The fives were workhorses - and wore out quickly - not as plentiful as you might think. E016885A. $100

Ch 238 $20 1929 Type 1. FNB & TC of SPRINGFIELD. PCGS Very Fine 20. Ideal note to represent this bank. C001259A. $100

Ch 2098 $20 1929 Type 1. The Lagonda-Citizens NB of SPRINGFIELD. Very Fine. C001142A. $160

Ch 2098 $5 1929 Type 2. The Lagonda-Citizens NB of SPRINGFIELD. Very Fine. Type 2 fives not abundant. A000296. $175

Ch 5160 $5 1902 Plain Back. The Citizens NB of SPRINGFIELD. Fine, tragically underpriced. 16445 B. $160

Ch 9446 $10 1902 Plain Back. The Farmers NB of SPRINGFIELD. PMG Very Fine 35. Serial 29088 F. $450

Ch 9446 $20 1902 Plain Back. The Farmers NB of SPRINGFIELD. Very Fine - Extremely Fine, with a popular title. 32709 B. $425

Ch 14105 $5 1929 Type 2. Lagonda NB of SPRINGFIELD. PMG Very Fine 25, better note from this 14K charter. A001289. $250

Ch 7688 $20 1929 Type 1. The Peoples NB of STEUBENVILLE. Very Fine - Extremely Fine, quality note. C000653A. $150

Ch 8042 $10 1929 Type 1. The FNB of STOCKPORT. Fine - Very Fine. Scarce note from this Greene County location. F000359A. $500

Ch 6662 $20 1929 Type 1. The FNB of SUMMERFIELD. Extremely Fine, top quality for this town. D000090A. $495

Ch 11383 $5 1929 Type 1. The FNB of SYCAMORE. Fine, quite scarce. C001355A. $595

Ch 907 $1 Series 1875. The N Exchange B of TIFFIN. Fine, with blue anti-counterfeiting swath. Serial 106 B. $800

Ch 5427 $10 1929 Type 1. The City NB of TIFFIN. Fine, a rather scarce charter from a town with way too many banks. B000562A. $225

Ch 7795 $10 1929 Type 1. Commercial NB of TIFFIN. Extremely Fine. E000178A. $165

Ch 3004 $10 1929 Type 1. The Tipp NB of TIPPECANOE CITY. About Uncirculated, super quality on a popular location. A000773A. $495

Ch 3004 $20 1929 Type 1. The Tipp NB of TIPPECANOE CITY. Very Fine, great name and scarce bank. E000210A. $395

Ch 14030 $20 1929 Type 2. The NB of TOLEDO. Fine, another example. A000832. $90

Ch 8826 $20 1929 Type 1. The NB of TORONTO. Very Fine, for your "misplaced town" collection. B000324A. $395

Ch 3825 $10 1929 Type 1. The First TROY NB & TC. Choice About Uncirculated, dandy note. E002457A. $165


Ch 90. $5 Series 1875. The FNB of UPPER SANDUSKY. PMG Choice Uncirculated 63 EPQ, If you have serached for a great blue stain $5 1875 your hunt is over. Serial 1543 pos B. $17,500


Ch 90. $10 1902 Plain Back. The FNB of UPPER SANDUSKY. PMG Choice Uncirculated 64 EPQ, Great Embossing. It's also Ex Grinnell (Lot 4351) and Ex Saffin. 2968 F. $4500

Ch 863 $5 1929 Type 1. The Citizens NB of URBANA. Extremely Fine. F004040A, $150

Ch 7091 $20 1929 Type 1. The FNB of WAUSEON. Very Fine. B000029A. $500

Ch 5635 $10 1929 Type 1. FNB of WAVERLY. Fine. F002152A. $175

Ch 5635 $20 1929 Type 1. FNB of WAVERLY. Very Fine. E000459A. $225

Ch 2220 $10 1902 Plain Back. The WAYNESVILLE NB. Home of Ohio's "Sauerkraut Festival". Better than Very Fine, an attractive note. 7389 A. $500

Ch 2220 $20 1929 Type 1. The WAYNESVILLE NB. Fine or better. C000309A. $250

Ch 464 $5 Series 1875. The FNB of WELLINGTON NB. PCGS Fine 12, apparent for some edge splits. The small star to the left of the upper plate letter "B" indicates a re-engraved plate. A very rare Ohio town. 4934 B. $1950

Ch 3565 $5 1929 Type 1. The FNB of WELLSTON. Extremely Fine. F001400A. $275

Ch 6345 $10 1902 Plain Back. Peoples NB of WELLSVILLE. Very Fine, uncommon. Serial 17213 D. $250

Ch 6345 $20 1929. Peoples NB of WELLSVILLE. Very Fine. B000255A. $225

Ch 13198 $10 1929 Type 1. The NB of ADAMS COUNTY of WEST UNION. PMG Choice Uncirculated 64EPQ, a beauty. D000212A. $600

Ch 10267 $20 1929 Type 1. The FNB of WILLIAMSPORT. Fine. A000218A. $400

Ch 11994 $10 1929 Type 1. The FNB of WILLOUGHBY. Fine, the only denomination issued. D002216A. $395

Ch 365 $5 1929-1. FNB of WILMINGTON. Extremely Fine. A000437A. $250

Ch 828 $10 1929 Type 1. The Wayne County NB of WOOSTER. Fine or better. A001773. $150

Ch 2482 $5 1929 Type 1. The Commercial NB of YOUNGSTOWN. Very Fine, better denomination in small size. E004888A. $100

Ch 13586 $10 1929 Type 1. The Union NB of YOUNGSTOWN. Formed by the union of the First and Second NBs. Choice About Uncirculated. E003281A. $195

Ch 5760 $20 1902 Plain Back. The Old Citizens NB of ZANESVILLE. Fine, with bold stamped signatures and an attractive layout. 12395 A. $250

Ch 5760 $20 1929 Type 1. The Old Citizens NB of ZANESVILLE. Fine, the first title and VERY SCARCE as such. B000711A. $150

Ch 5760 $10 1929 Type 1. Citizens NB of ZANESVILLE. Fine, very affordable example from the second title. D003041A. $110

Ch 5760 $10 1929 Type 1. Citizens NB of ZANESVILLE. Extremely Fine. B003484A. $160