Value of 1869 Two Dollar Bill

Value of Two Dollar Bill From Series of 1869


Year:  1869 Type:  Legal Tender / United States Note Denomination:  Two 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 two dollar bills are commonly called “Rainbow” notes by collectors.  This nickname comes from the fact that the paper these were printed on has colors that change like a rainbow. 1869 two dollar bills feature a portrait of Thomas Jefferson and a vignette of the Capitol in its early days.  1869 is the first year that had a two dollar bill with Thomas Jefferson on the front of it.  He is still on the two dollar bill today  1869 twos are relatively common but they are very popular.  Contact us for an exact value.

Remember that despite saying series of 1863 (among other years), 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:  There are no varieties to the 1869 $2 bill.  These were all signed by Allison and Spinner and they all have the exact same design (with exception of plate and serial number differences).

Inscriptions:  Act of March 3d 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 Two Dollars  –  Series of 1869  –  The United States Will Pay To Bearer Two Dollars Washington  –  Two 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.