OBSOLETE PAPER MONEY - Our new (2018) book.

OPM

Click here to order yours

MICHIGAN OBSOLETES

[Click on description to view note.]

Click BACK button to return to Index


ADRIAN, 1838. $4 The Bank of Adrian. MI35-24. Transportation vignette, including a lopsided train. Very Fine. Serial 2203. $600

ADRIAN, 1853. $2. The Erie and Kalamazoo Rail Road Bank. MI80-10. Train and canal boat. Governor Cass. Very Fine, tiny nick. $70

ADRIAN, 1854. $3 The Erie and Kalamazoo Rail Road Bank. MI80-15. Red "THREE". Very Fine. Serial 8443. $125

ADRIAN, 1853. $5 The Erie and Kalamazoo Rail Road Bank. MI80-20. Red "5"s. Extremely Fine. 10802. $100

ADRIAN, 1853. $5 The Erie and Kalamazoo Rail Road Bank. MI80-25. Red "V V". Extremely Fine. $125

ADRIAN, 18_. $100 The Erie and Kalamazoo Rail Road Bank. MI80-70. Very Fine+. Serial 470. $500

ADRIAN, 1853. $1 The Adrian Insurance Company. MI60-05. Indian, Harvest scene. Red "ONE". Very Fine. $75

ADRIAN, 18_. $2 The Adrian Insurance Company. MI60-10. Farmer herds cattle and hogs. Red "TWO". About Uncirculated. $120

ADRIAN, 1863. $3 The Adrian Insurance Company. MI60-15. Two trains....on same tracks..headed in opposite directions!!. Red "THREE". Very Fine, pinholes. Serial 18506. $65

ALLEGAN, 18_. $1 The Bank of Allegan. MI140-05. Eagle on rocky perch. About Uncirculated. $225

ALLEGAN, 18_. $5 The Bank of Allegan. MI140-25. Eagle on rocky perch. About Uncirculated. $225

ANN ARBOR, 18_. $1 Exchange Bank. MI190-05. 3-lion power chariot. Impaired remainder. $40

ANN ARBOR, 18_. $1 Exchange Bank. MI190-05. 3-lion power chariot. About Uncirculated. $200

ANN ARBOR, 18_. $3 Exchange Bank. MI190-15. Indian ponders a changing world. About Uncirculated. $250

ANN ARBOR, 18_. $5 Exchange Bank. MI190-25. Train and steamboat head in opposite directions. About Uncirculated, some damage at lower left. $175

ANN ARBOR, 18_. $1 The Millers Bank of Washtenaw. MI230-05. History and Liberty. Crisp Uncirculated. $80

ANN ARBOR, 1835. $3 The Millers Bank of Washtenaw. MI230-15. Eagle on perch. About Uncirculated. $60

ANN ARBOR, 18_. $3 The Millers Bank of Washtenaw. MI230-15. Eagle on perch. Gem Uncirculated. $100

ANN ARBOR, 18_. $5 The Millers Bank of Washtenaw. MI230-25. Commerce and shield. Crisp Uncirculated. $85

ANN ARBOR, 18_. $5 The Millers Bank of Washtenaw. MI230-25. Commerce and shield. Uncirculated with wide sheet margin at bottom. $90

ANN ARBOR, 1835. $1 The Bank of Washtenaw. MI250-04. Mercury and Vulcan at right. Choice Uncirculated. Serial 155. $105

ANN ARBOR, 1835. $5 The Bank of Washtenaw. MI250-20. Harvest at C, Indian in canoe at L. About Uncirculated. Serial 251 C. $45

BERRIEN $2 Berrien County Bank. MI360-10. About Uncirculated remainder. $200

BERRIEN $5 Berrien County Bank. MI360-25. Hercules battles hydra. Very Fine. Serial 699. $200

BERRIEN $20 Berrien County Bank. MI360-40. Commerce and cargo. Extremely Fine. Serial 514. $225

BERRIEN $20 Berrien County Bank. MI360-40. Commerce and cargo. Extremely Fine. Serial 513. $250

BROOKLYN. 1840 $3 Merchants Bank of Jackson County. MI430-15. Factories and Fields. Very Fine. $65

CLINTON SALT WORKS. 1838. $1.50. The Bank of Auburn. MI1535-07. A "Red Dog" note, and odd-denomination at that. PCGS Choice New 63PPQ. Serial 296. $350

COLD WATER. 1838. $1 Bank of Cold-Water. MI560-05. Water god delivers. Very Fine. Serial 2472. $450

CONSTANTINE. 1838. $2 Bank of Constantine. MI610-10. Reapers at work. PCGS Fine 15. Serial 3136. $150

DETROIT. 18_. $1 Detroit City Bank. MI660-05. View of Detroit, silver dollar at left. About Uncirculated. $185

DETROIT. 18_. $2 Detroit City Bank. MI660-10. View of Detroit. About Uncirculated. $175

DETROIT. 18_. $5 Detroit City Bank. MI660-25. View of Detroit. About Uncirculated. Serial 741. $195

DETROIT. 1806. $5 The Detroit Bank. MI640-20. Signed by Judge Woodward. Uncirculated. Serial 1926. $250

DETROIT. 1806. $10 The Detroit Bank. MI640-20. Signed by Judge Woodward. Uncirculated. Serial 1425. $295

DETROIT. 18_. $1 The Michigan Insurance Bank. MI710-05. Ornate red-brown back. About Uncirculated. Serial 2475. $110

DETROIT. 18_. $5 The Michigan Insurance Bank. MI710-25. Ornate red-brown back. Gem Uncirculated. Serial 2417. $125

DETROIT. 18_. $1 The Michigan Insurance Company. MI730-03. Milkmaid takes a break. Ornate red back. About Uncirculated. Serial 3073. $200

DETROIT. 18_. $2 The Michigan Insurance Company. MI730-10. Ceres and Commerce at the shore. Red back. About Uncirculated, hammer cancel. Serial 9604. $225

DETROIT. 18_. $2 The Michigan Insurance Company. MI730-12. Geometric design. Red back. Gem Uncirculated. Machine serial 19613. $125

DETROIT. 18_. $5 The Michigan Insurance Company. MI730-20. Plowing scene. Red back. Uncirculated, lovely. Serial 3086. $400

DETROIT. 18_. $5 The Michigan Insurance Company. MI730-22. "Fives" everywhere. Red back. Choice Uncirculated. $95

DETROIT. 18_. $50 The Michigan Insurance Company. MI730-50. Panoramic face, captivating back. Crisp Uncirculated. $375

DETROIT. 18_. $50 The Michigan Insurance Company. MI730-50. Panoramic face, captivating back. Crisp Uncirculated, another. $375

DETROIT. $1 State Bank of Michigan. MI780-05. State Seal, Lyman protector design. PMG Gem Uncirculated 65EPQ. $250

DETROIT. $3 State Bank of Michigan. MI780-15. Maiden at L. Corn harvest at R. Lyman protector design. PMG Gem Uncirculated 66EPQ. $450

DETROIT. $5 State Bank. MI780-25. Magnificent vignettes and color. Lyman protector. Gem Uncirculated. Makes you want to collect. $275

EAGLE HARBOR. 1864. $1 The Central Mining Company. MI890-05. Deer. Indian scout left. Red "ONE". Very Fine. Serial 66. $60

EAGLE HARBOR. 1866. $10 The Central Mining Company. MI890-30. "FREEDOM" at left. State arms. Blue "TEN". Very Fine. Serial 2380. $50

EAGLE HARBOR. 1866. $10 The Central Mining Company. MI890-31. Mother and daughters at L. Eagle at C. Blue "TEN". Extremely Fine, pinholes. Serial 883. $50

EAGLE HARBOR. 1863. $15 The Central Mining Company. MI890-35. Mother and daughters at L. Eagle at C. Red "FIFTEEN". Very Fine. Serial 3373. $75

EAGLE RIVER. 1865. $1 Bay State Mining Company. Payable in Boston, MA. Blue "1". Mechanic left, mortar right. Very Fine. Serial 5441. $195

EAGLE RIVER.1866. $2 Bay State Mining Company. MI910-10. Payable in Boston, MA. Heroic Blue "2". Fine. $125

EAGLE RIVER. 1866. $5 Bay State Mining Company. MI910-25. Payable in Boston, MA. Elk sniffs the air, orange "FIVE". Very Fine. Serial 4799. $125

EAGLE RIVER. 1866. $10 Bay State Mining Company. MI910-30. Payable in Boston, MA. Maidens, orange "TEN". Very Fine++ and mighty attractive. Serial 4242. $175

FAYETTE.186_. $5 Jackson Iron Company/Jackson Furnace. MI950-25. Seal at L. Rose overprint. Uncirculated, pinhole at left. Serial 10396. $150

FLINT RAPIDS.1838. $1 The Farmers Bank of Genesee County. MI960-05. Primitive train. Mercury and Vulcan at left. About Uncirculated. Serial 782. $175

FLINT RAPIDS.1838. $2 The Farmers Bank of Genesee County. MI960-10. Ceres in chariot. Proserpina, Vulcan and Mercury at right. Extremely Fine. Serial 459. $140

FLINT RAPIDS.1838. $2 The Farmers Bank of Genesee County. MI960-10. Ceres in chariot. Proserpina, Vulcan and Mercury at right. Extremely Fine - About Uncirculated. Serial 1007. $150

FLINT RAPIDS.1838. $3 The Farmers Bank of Genesee County. MI960-15. Justice and Ceres. Indian archer at left. Uncirculated, 4 pinholes. Serial 1072. $225

FLINT RAPIDS.1838. $5 The Farmers Bank of Genesee County. MI960-25. Hercules strangles lion. Zeus hurls lighning bolt! Justice looks on. Very Fine, stamp hinge on back. Serial 42. $150

GRAND RAPIDS.1837. $10 The Grand River Bank. MI980_30. Majestic eagle. Very Fine. Serial 365. $400

HILLSDALE. 1862. 20 cents. Scrip of Mitchell, Waldron & Co. MI1120-020. Orange print. Uncirculated. $135

MANCHESTER. 1837. $5 Bank of Manchester. MI1380-25. Lafayette, livestock. Cut cancel. Fine. $50

MANCHESTER. 1837. $10 Bank of Manchester. MI1380-30. Venus, strutting horse. Cut cancel. Fine. $50

MARSHALL. 18_. $5 Bank of Michigan. MI1460-25. Wheelbarrow repair at harvest time. Elk sniffs the air at left. Extremely Fine. $150

MONROE. 18_. $5 Merchants & Mechanics Bank. MI1480-25. Loading wagons at the dock. Choice Uncirculated. $90

MONROE. 18_. $5 Merchants & Mechanics Bank. MI1480-20. Mercury watches ship. About Uncirculated. $100

MONROE. 18_. $5 Merchants & Mechanics Bank. MI1480-25. Loading wagons at the dock. Gem Uncirculated. $100

MONROE. 18_. $10 Merchants & Mechanics Bank. MI1480-30. Ferrier does his thing. Gem Uncirculated. $125

MONROE. 1863. $2 River Raisin and Lake Erie RailRoad Co. MI1570-10. Farmers take a break. Gem Uncirculated. Serial 9864. $375

MONROE. 1863. $3 River Raisin and Lake Erie RailRoad Co. MI1570-16. Luscious green back. Choice Uncirculated. Serial 9869. $375

MOUNT CLEMENS. 1858. $1 Bank of Macomb County. MI1590-05. Red "O N E". About Uncirculated. $75

PONTIAC 1835. $1 Bank of Pontiac. MI1810-03. Chief Pontiac draws his bow. Uncirculated. $175

PONTIAC 18_. $1.25 Bank of Pontiac. MI1810-06. Ships at sea. New England Bank Note Co. Signed, unissued. About Uncirculated. $325

ST JOSEPH. 1862. 20c. Scrip of B. C. Hoyt, Banker. MI1990-020. Liberty and shield. Blue with red "20". About Uncirculated. $95


SALINE 18_ $1 Bank of Saline. MI2030-05. Indian Princess at right. The earliest use of this famous vignette. Imprint of Draper, Toppan, Longacre & Co, Philadelphia & NY at botom. Cut cancel and tape repairs on back. $300.


SALINE 1837 $2 Bank of Saline. MI2030-10. Reapers at work, milkmaid right. Extremely Fine remainder with cut cancel. $175

SALINE 1837 $3 Bank of Saline. MI2030-15. Mechanic with sldege and anvil. Extremely Fine. Serial 1113. $225

SALINE 1837 $5 Bank of Saline. MI2030-25. Sheep shearing and Milkmaid. About Uncirculated. Serial 2945. $225

SALINE 1838 $10 Bank of Saline. MI2030-30. Maiden, dog & safe, and other scenes!. Uncirculated. Serial 501. $250

SALINE 1837 $20 Bank of Saline. MI2030-40. Daniel Boone. Extremely Fine, serial 595. $200

SALINE 1837 $20 Bank of Saline. MI2030-40. Daniel Boone. About Uncirculated, serial 297. $225

SAULT DE ST MARYS 1838. $2 The Bank of Chippeway. MI2050-10. Wonderful vignettes. About Uncirculated. Serial 729. $100

SAULT DE ST MARYS 1838. $2 The Bank of Chippeway. MI2050-10. Wonderful vignettes. Choice Uncirculated. Serial 714. $150

SAULT DE ST MARYS 1838. $5 The Bank of Chippeway. MI2050-25. Boats and more boats. Uncirculated, stamp hinges on back. Serial 259. $100

SAULT DE ST MARYS 1838. $5 The Bank of Chippeway. MI2050-25. Boats and more boats. Choice Uncirculated. Serial 633. $125

TECUMSEH 1859. $1 Bank of Tecumseh. MI2180-05. Horses at trough. ABNCo. Fine, serial 3460. $200

TECUMSEH 1859. $1 Bank of Tecumseh. MI2180-05. Horses at trough. ABNCo. About Uncirculated, serial 10153. $275

TECUMSEH 1859. $5 Bank of Tecumseh. Plowing scene. ABNCo. Green tint. Very Fine. Serial 531. $250

TECUMSEH 1859. $5 Bank of Tecumseh. Plowman/Chickens. ABNCo. Green tint. Extremely Fine. Serial 949. $275

TECUMSEH 18_. $1 The Tecumseh Bank. MI2210-05. Primitive train. Faint bend away from Gem Uncirculated. $85

TECUMSEH 18_. $3 The Tecumseh Bank. MI2210-15. Tecumseh takes aim. Trace of sheet fold at top holds this back from Gem Uncirculated. $110

TECUMSEH 18_. $5 The Tecumseh Bank. MI2210-25. Archimedes levers the world. About Uncirculated. $50

TECUMSEH 18_. $5 The Tecumseh Bank. MI2210-25. Archimedes levers the world. About Uncirculated, another. $55