Value of March 10 1862 Five Dollar Bill

Value of Five Dollar Bill from 1862


Year:  1862 Type:  Legal Tender / United States Note Denomination:  Five Dollar Bill
Value:  The value of five dollar bills from 1862 is based on condition, serial number, and series number
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Description:  The front of 1862 five dollar bills looks similar to 1861 and 1863 five dollar fronts.  See the varieties section below to learn more about the differences.

Generally speaking 1862 five dollar legal tender notes are fairly common.  It is really all about the condition when it comes to this series.

Alexander Hamilton is the man on the right hand side of the bill.  On the left hand side of the bill you can see a statue of freedom standing above the capitol building dome.  These bills all have red serial numbers and red seals.  There is also a green design overprint on the front of the bill.  Chittenden and Spinner are the government signatures.

Variations:  There are five different varieties on the March 10, 1862 five dollar bill.  The varieties all have to do with the series number and placement:

No series number
Series number 2-59 at upper left
Series number 60-72 at upper left
Series number 73-119 at lower left
Series number 1-23 at bottom right

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Inscriptions:  Act of Feb 25th 1862  –  Series ###  –  The United States Promise To Pay To The Bearer Five Dollars Payable At The Treasury of the United States In New York  –  Register Of The Treasury  –  Treasurer Of The United States  –  Washington  –  Amer Septent Sigil Thesaur  –  March 10th 1862  –  This Note Is A Legal Tender For All Debts Public And Private Except Duties On Imports And Interest On The Public Debt; And Is exchangeable for U.S. Six percent Twenty Year Bonds, redeemable at the pleasure of the U. States after Five Years  –  United States of America