Value of 1918 Two Dollar Bill

Value of Two Dollar National Currency From Series of 1918


Year:  1918 Type:  Federal Reserve Bank Note Denomination:  Two Dollar Bill
Value:  The value of two dollar 1918 federal reserve bank notes is based on condition and bank of issue.
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Description:  There are three different years found on this two dollar bill.  These notes are actually called series of 1918 two dollar bills.  (1914 and 1913 are also written on the note.)  Collectors have given this note the nickname of a “Battleship” note.  The back of 1918 two dollar bills shows a battle ship (hence the nickname).  People tend to call this the USS New York, although no name is assigned to the ship in the vignette.

Keep in mind that series of 1918 two dollar federal reserve bank notes were issued for 12 different banks; they won’t all say Chicago like the example below.  All 1918 two dollar bills have blue seals and serial numbers.  Thomas Jefferson is on the left hand side of bill.

If your series of 1918 two dollar bill has a star symbol at the end of the serial number, it will command a premium.  You can learn more about 1918 $2 star notes here.

Variations:  1918 two dollar bills were only be signed by Teehee & Burke or Elliott & Burke on the treasury side.

However, series of 1918 two dollar notes were issued for all twelve different federal reserve banks.  So that means that each bank had its own cashier and governor sign each note as well.  They are as follows:

Boston – Bullen, Morss, Willett
New York – Sailer, Strong, Hendricks
Philadelphia – Hardt, Passmore, Dyer, Norris
Cleveland – Baxter, Fancher, Davis
Richmond – Keesee, Seay
Atlanta – Pike, McCord, Bell, Wellborn
Chicago – McCloud, McDougal, Cramer
St. Louis – Attebery, Wells, Biggs, White
Minneapolis – Cook, Wold, Young
Kansas City – Anderson, Miller, Helm
Dallas – Talley, Van Zandt
San Francisco – Clerk, Lynch, Calkins, Ambrose

In total there are 34 different signature combinations for 1918 two dollar federal reserve notes.  Several of these signature combinations are considered rare.  Send us pictures of your note and we can check to see if you have a rare signature combination.

Inscriptions:  National Currency  –  Federal Reserve Bank Note  –  Series of 1918  –  May 18, 1914  –  Secured By United States Certificates Of Indebtedness Or United States One-Year Gold Notes, Deposited With The Treasurer Of The United States Of America  –  Authorized By The Acts Of Dec. 23, 1913, And April 23, 1918  –  Cashier  –  Governor  –  Register Of The Treasury  –  Treasurer Of The United States  –  Amer Septent Sigil Thesaur  –  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 And Associated Within The United States Except Interest On Public Debt