Series of 1869 One Dollar Bill Value

Value of One Dollar Bill From Series of 1869


Year:  1869 Type:  Legal Tender / United States Note Denomination:  One Dollar Bill
Value:  The value of one dollar bills from 1869 is based on their condition and serial number.
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Description:  Series of 1869 one dollar bills are commonly called “Rainbow” notes by collectors.  This nickname comes from the color changing paper these bills were printed on.  All 1869 one dollar notes were signed by Allison and Spinner.  1869 one dollar bills feature a portrait of George Washington and artwork showing The Embarkation of Pilgrims.  1869 ones are common but they are popular.  Contact us for an exact value.

Remember that despite saying series of 1863, all these notes are actually from the series of 1869.  These notes also have a serial number that ends with a star symbol.  However, these are not considered star notes and do not command a premium due to that star.
Variations:  This was a one year issue with just one signature combination.  Outside of serial number and plate letter differences, all 1869 one dollar bills will look the same.

Inscriptions:  Act of March 3rd 1863  –  Engraved and Printed at the Treasury Department  –  Patented July 24th 1866  –  Register Of The Treasury  –  Treasurer Of The United States  –  This Note Is A Legal Tender For One Dollar  –  Series of 1869  –  The United States Will Pay To Bearer One Dollar Washington  –  Treasury Note  –  Amer Septent Sigil Thesaur  –  National Bank Note Co. N.Y.  –  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.