Twenty Dollar Bills With Brown Seal and Serial Numbers

Old Twenty Dollar Bills with Brown Seals and Brown Serial Numbers

Twenty dollar bills with brown seals come in four different varieties.  Brown seal twenty dollar bills can be:

1929 $20 Federal Reserve Bank Note 1929 $20 National Bank Note 1934 $20 Hawaii 1934A $20 Hawaii 

1929 $20 Federal Reserve Bank Notes with Brown Seals:
-have a bold black letter (could be A – L) stamped four times on the bill
-have a serial number that begins with a letter, has eight numbers, and can end with an A or a star symbol
-have a bank title on the left side of the bill which includes the words “Federal Reserve Bank”

1929 $20 Brown Seal National Bank Notes with Brown Seals:
-have a bold black number written vertically on the right and left hand side of each bill
-have a serial number that begins with a letter, has six numbers, and may or may not end with A
-have a title on the left hand side of the bill that has the words “national bank” in it

Hawaii Brown Seal $20 Notes:
Twenty dollar Hawaii notes can either be from the series of 1934 or 1934A.  Both are fairly common in circulated conditions.  All Hawaii $20s have a serial number that starts with L.  If the serial number on your Hawaii $20 ends with a star then it will command a nice premium.

Most brown seal twenty dollar bills are worth less than $100.  There are plenty of exceptions based on the condition and serial number of each note.  Send us an email admin@oldcurrencyvalues.com with a picture of the front and back of your brown seal $20 bill.  We can check it for varieties and make an offer.

 

 

1929 Twenty Dollar Brown Seal Federal Reserve Note

 

 
 

1929 Twenty Dollar Brown Seal National Bank Note

 

 
 

1934 Twenty Dollar Brown Seal Hawaii Bill

 

 
 

1934A Twenty Dollar Brown Seal Hawaii Bill