Definitions for "Bank Notes"
Keywords:  tender, fdic, wallet, scott, uninsured
Promissory notes of a bank, that is, a promise by a bank to pay. They were the only form of paper currency in England. They were circulated by numerous banks in England in the early part of the century before the bank acquired a monopoly on their issue.
Central bank issued paper which is considered legal tender.
nickname for the stamps of 1870-1894 produced by the National Bank Note Co., Continental Bank Note Co., and American Bank Note Co. The Bank Notes are sub-divided into Large Bank Notes and Small Bank Notes. Begins with Scott 134.