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1929 $5 Type 1 - Front
1929 $5 Type 2 - Front
|Charter||#13993 First National Bank of Altamont, Illinois|
|Year Chartered||1934, 397 Banks Chartered|
|City Info||Altamont is a city in Effingham County, Illinois, United States. The population was 2,319 at the 2010 census. Altamont is part of the Effingham, Illinois Micropolitan Statistical Area. Legend says Griffin Tipsword came to live with the Kickapoo Indians, who were indifferent to the coming of a white man. Tipsword was white by birth and Indian by adoption. He was a pioneer, a missionary preacher, hunter and medicine man among the Indians. Tipsword's family name was Sowards. He called himself Tipsword after coming to Illinois. Tipsword was a veteran of the Revolutionary War, first fighting at Ramsour's Mill in the Carolinas. Griffin died in 1845 and was buried on the banks of Wolff Creek, leaving three sons, John, Isaac and Thomas, who left many descendants in the area. Source: Wikipedia|
|Similar Cities||If your note doesn't match try:|
1. Altamont, Illinois - First National Bank
2. Altamont, New York - First National Bank
|Seal Varieties||Small Brown|
|See Also||If your note doesn't match try:|
1. 1929 $5 Federal Reserve Bank Note
2. 1928 $5 Federal Reserve Note
3. 1928A $5 Federal Reserve Note
4. 1928B $5 Federal Reserve Note
5. 1928C $5 Federal Reserve Note
6. 1928D $5 Federal Reserve Note
7. 1934 $5 Federal Reserve Note
|Other Info||1. Value depends on notes known for charter, condition and market demand.|
|Neat Fact||Full and partial sheets of National Bank Notes are known to exists. Families of bank officials, particularly those who signed the notes, kept them as keepsakes. Some sheets are extremely valuable. Others are more common.|
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