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Value of Old Banknotes from The Bank of Upper Canada in Kingston
Old Money from The Bank of Upper Canada in Kingston
The Bank of Upper Canada in Kingston existed from 1819 to 1822. That is a very short period of time during a very early period in the history of banking in Canada. The bank operated without a charter starting on April 16th 1819. It was never given a chartered and it ultimately failed on September 23rd 1822. Bank notes were issued. Read below for more details.
Paper money issued by The Bank of Upper Canada can be broken down into three categories. The first type is known as partially engraved notes. That means that the date had to be written in with a pen and ink. Denominations of one, two, five, and ten dollar bills were printed. All of these are relatively common and normally trade for around $200.
The second type of notes have a fully engraved date of Jan 1 1820 (as seen at the bottom of this page). These were printed as $1, $2, and $3 bills. These are rarely worth more than $150.
The last type is a scrip issue dated August 23, 1820. These are very rare.
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We buy all types of Canadian currency. We are especially interested in bank notes from The Bank of Upper Canada in Kingston. You might be surprised at how much money we can offer for some currency. Send us an email with pictures of the front and back of your bank note and we will respond quickly with our offer.
Sample Bank Note Image:
Your piece of currency from The Bank of Upper Canada in Kingston could look similar to the one seen below. Other varieties are out there, so don’t worry if yours is different. Contact us for more value information.