Wednesday, April 14, 2021

The Mercer County National Bank

 

Photo from the Armstrong Archives

The Mercer County National Bank Of Harrodsburg printed $126,100 dollars worth of national currency. That is a small output and national bank notes from this bank are rare. This national bank opened in 1932 and stopped printing money in 1935, which equals a 4 year printing period. That means that money from this bank was not entering circulation very often. During its life, the Mercer County National Bank Of Harrodsburg issued 6 different types and denominations of national currency.  For the record, the Mercer County National Bank Of Harrodsburg was assigned charter number 13612.

Mercer County National Bank of Harrodsburg printed the following notes:

  • 622 sheets of Type1 1929 $5 national bank notes
  • 316 sheets of Type1 1929 $10 national bank notes
  • 106 sheets of Type1 1929 $20 national bank notes
  • 5,792 individual notes from the type2 1929 $5 national bank note series
  • 3,048 individual notes from the type2 1929 $10 national bank note series
  • 816 individual notes from the type2 1929 $20 national bank note series


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