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Fully Original 1928 Atlanta $5000 to be Offered in the Stack’s Bowers ANA Auction

By Brad Ciociola, Currency Specialist

Author: Brad Ciociola / Wednesday, July 05, 2017 / Categories: Paper Money of the Week

A wonderful mid-grade Fr.2220-F 1928 $5000 bill from the Atlanta Federal Reserve district will be a highlights in Stack’s Bowers Galleries’ Official Currency Auction of the ANA World’s Fair of Money on August 2nd in Denver, Colorado.

The 1928 series $5000s notes are far scarcer than their 1934 counterparts. The offered note is new to the market bringing the census for this catalog number up to only six known. This example, graded Very Fine 30 PPQ by PCGS is the second finest for the catalog number. It is beautifully centered with robust margins at all sides providing an excellent frame for the powerful design. Deep green overprints are seen with a large amount of original embossing evident through the holder. The note is offered as lot #10401 and carries an estimate of $125,000-$175,000. 

The Stack’s Bowers Galleries Official Currency Auction of the ANA World’s Fair of Money will be held live on August 2nd at 6:30 pm MT. Online bidding for the auction is open now at www.stacksbowers.com. For more information about the auction, or to consign to future auction events contact Currency Specialist Brad Ciociola at [email protected] or Director of Currency Peter Treglia at [email protected].