Value of $10 Bill from 1869

Value of Ten Dollar Bill From Series of 1869


Year:  1869 Type:  Legal Tender / United States Note Denomination:  Ten Dollar Bill
Value:  The value of ten dollar bills from 1869 is based on their condition and serial number.
We purchase $10 legal tender notes from 1869.  Send us an email to tell us what you have  We will respond quickly with our opinion and offer.
Description:  1869 $10 bills are beautiful and very affordable when you consider the age and popularity of the note.  All notes from 1869 are referred to as rainbows.  They are called rainbows because they were printed on color changing paper that looks like a rainbow.  Keep in mind that all 1869 $10 bills have a serial number that ends with a star symbol.  That star does not add a premium.

1869 $10 bills feature a portrait of Daniel Webster and a vignette showing Pocahontas.  If you turn the bill upside down then the eagle at the bottom of the note will look a lot like a donkey.  Collectors nicknamed these notes jackass notes.  So the ultimate collector name for an 1869 $10 legal tender note is a rainbow jackass.

There are lots of 1869 $10 bills available, but we are still aggressively buying them.  Please offer us whatever you have available.

Variations:  There are no varieties to the 1869 $10 bill.  These were all signed by Allison and Spinner and they all have the exact same design.  Each note will still have a unique serial number and some plate letter differences.

Inscriptions:  Act of March 3rd 1863  –  Bureau Engraving & Printing  –  Patented July 24th 1866  –  Patented Nov 24 1863  –  Register Of The Treasury  –  Treasurer Of The United States  –  This Note Is A Legal Tender For Ten Dollars  –  Series of 1869  –  The United States Will Pay The Bearer Ten Dollars Washington  –  Treasury Note  –  Amer Septent Sigil Thesaur  –  American Bank Note Co. New York.  –  This Note is a Legal Tender at its face value for all debts public and private, except duties on imports and interest on the public debt.  Counterfeiting or altering this note or passing any counterfeit or alteration of it, or having in possession any false or counterfeit plate or impression of it, or any paper made in imitation of the paper on which it is printed is felony, and is punishable by $5,000 fine, or 15 years imprisonment at hard labor or both.