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Rare Notes

Updated: Mar 15


$5 1902 Plain Back

$5 1929 Type 1

$20 1929 Type 1

$20 1929 Type 2



The First National Bank of Steele, Charter #12452 was chartered on October 13, 1923 with a capitalization of $25,000. The bank operated until May 8, 1934 when it was placed in voluntary liquidation and absorbed by The National Bank of Caruthersville, Charter #14092. During its existence the bank issued:

$ 5 1902 Plain Backs (19,068 issued, 5 reported)

$ 5 1929 Type 1 (6,168 issued, 5 reported)

$10 1929 Type 1 (1,068 issued, reported)

$20 1929 Type 1 (288 issued, 3 reported)

$ 5 1929 Type 2 (8,796 issued, 1 reported)

$10 1929 Type 2 (3,840 issued, 1 reported)

$20 1929 Type 2 (1,200 issued, 1 reported)


The $5 1902 Plain Back shown above was previously unreported and is not in the National Bank Note (NBN) Census.