Series of 1890 $100 Treasury Note

Value of One Hundred Dollar Treasury Note from Series of 1890


Year:  1890 Type:  Treasury Note / Coin Note Denomination:  One Hundred Dollar Bill
Value:  The value of 1890 $100 treasury notes is for the most part just based on what condition they are in
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Description:  The $100 1890 treasury note is one of the most popular notes in all of United States currency.  It has been nicknamed a “Watermelon” note because of the design on the back of the bill.  The two zeros look like Watermelons.  These notes aren’t prohibitively rare, but they are valuable.  About 40 are known to exist and it will cost low five figures to obtain a circulated example.

All 1890 $100 treasury notes have a large brown treasury seal.  The red serial number will always end with a star symbol.  The first admiral of the U.S. Navy, David Glasgow Farragut, is featured on the bill.

Variations:  All $100 Watermelon notes were signed by Rosecrans and Huston
Inscriptions:  Series of 1890  –  Legal Tender Act July 14 1890  –  Bureau, Engraving & Printing  –  Register Of The Treasury  –  Treasurer Of The United States  –  Sheridan  –  Treasury Note  –  The United States Of America Will Pay To Bearer One Hundred Dollars In Coin Washington, D.C.  –  Amer Septent Sigil Thesaur  –  This Note Is A Legal Tender At Its Face Value In Payment of All Debts, Public and Private, Except When Otherwise Expressly Stipulated In The Contract.