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Value of Old Banknotes from The Commercial Bank of New Brunswick in St. John, Canada
Old Money from The Commercial Bank of New Brunswick in St. John
The Commercial Bank of New Brunswick opened in Saint John in 1834. It closed in 1868 due to corrupt management. Lots of different bank notes were issued by The Commercial Bank. Our guide has more information.
Bank Notes from Fredericton and Miramichi:
The first bank notes issued by The Commercial Bank of New Brunswick were printed by the New England Bank Note Company. They were for branch banks in Fredericton and Miramichi. The Miramichi notes are denominated as five shillings and as seven shillings and six pence. These were all signed by Thomas C. Allan. Bank notes for Fredericton were denominated as one pound, two pounds, and five pounds. Both Fredericton and Miramichi notes are rare. Many notes are dated as 4 December 1837. However, the date is only partially engraved, so other dates are certainly possible.
Bank Notes from 1838 – 1857:
The Commercial Bank of New Brunswick issued lots of different bank notes between 1838 and 1857. Each note references St. John N.B. These were still only denominated in pounds and shillings. So we have five shillings, one pound, two pounds, five pounds, ten pounds, and twenty five pounds. Dates include 10 June 1838, 30 June 1847, 1 June 1850, 1 July 1852, 1 June 1853, 1 Novr 1853, 29 April 1857, and 1 May 1857. G.P. Sancton signed each note. Other signatures include C.W. Ward, D.J. McLaughlin, and Gilbert. One pound bank notes are occasionally available for less than $1,000. Five pound notes are also relatively affordable. Other denominations are scarce and valuable.
Bank Notes from 1860:
The last bank notes issued by The Commercial Bank of New Brunswick were dated as Nov. 1st 1860. They were printed by the American Bank Note Co. Boston. One, two, four, eight, twenty, fifty, and one hundred dollar bills were issued. Each note was also denominated in shillings and pounds. Notes under the eight dollar denomination are occasionally available. All other denomination are very rare. Please contact us if you have any value questions.
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We buy all types of Canadian currency. We are especially interested in authentic issued bank notes from The Commercial Bank of New Brunswick in St. John. 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 Commercial Bank of New Brunswick in St. John could look similar to the one seen below. Lots of other varieties do exist. Contact us for more value information.