Series of 1882 $100 Brown Back National

Value of One Hundred Dollar Bills from the Series of 1882 – Brown Back National Currency


Year:  1882 (1882-1901) Type:  National Currency Denomination:  One Hundred Dollar Bill
Value:  The value of 1882 $100 bills is based on their condition, serial number, and bank of issue.
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Description:  $100 brown backs from the series of 1882 are always popular with collectors.  They usually present an opportunity to acquire an interesting looking and scarce high denomination note.  The design of the one hundred dollar note shows Oliver H Perry on his ship Lawrence during the battle of Lake Erie.  The right shows a woman who is supposed to represent liberty.  The words “maintain it” are written below her.

These notes were issued by hundreds of different national banks across the country.  The value really depends on the condition of the note, the bank of issue, and sometimes the serial number.  No matter what your 1882 $100 bill looks like or which bank issued it – send us a picture of it.  You will likely be pleased with our offer.



Variations:  There are 13 different signature combinations for this note, but none of them affect values.
Inscriptions:  National Currency  –  This Note Is Secured By United States Bonds Deposited With The U.S. Treasurer at Washington  –  Series 1882  –  Will Pay One Hundred Dollars To Bearer On Demand  –  Bureau of Engraving & Printing Treasr Dept  –  Register of the Treasury  –  Treasurer of the United States  –  This Note is receivable at par in all parts of the United States in payment of all taxes and excises and all other dues to the United States except duties on imports and also for all salaries and other debts and demands owing by the United States to Individuals Corporations & associations within the United States except Interest on 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 $1,000 fine or fifteen year imprisonment at hard labor or both