One Hundred Dollar Bill from the Series of 1882 - Brown Back National Currency | The Palmer National Bank of Danville
Obverse: At the left, United States Navy Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry leaving the USS Lawrence, his flagship, during the battle of Lake Erie, September 10, 1813. At the right, Liberty seated by fasces. The words "maintain it" are written below her.
Reverse: Illinois Seal and Standing Eagle, Charter number 4731. The charter number and surrounding ornament are green, the rest of the reverse is brown.
The Palmer National Bank of Danville in Illinois printed $2,623,900 dollars worth of national currency. Over $1,000,000 face value is a lot of money. However, some types and denominations of currency from this bank could still be rare. This national bank opened in 1892 and stopped printing money in 1935, which equals a 44 year printing period. That is a fairly normal lifespan for a national bank. During its life, The Palmer National Bank Of Danville issued 12 different types and denominations of national currency. We have examples of the types listed below. Your bank note should look similar. Just the bank name will be different. For the record, The Palmer National Bank Of Danville was located in Vermilion County. It was assigned charter number 4731.
The Palmer National Bank of Danville also printed 2,617 sheets of $100 1882 brown back national bank notes. Just because this bank printed more than 1,000 one hundred dollar brown backs does not mean that they are all common.