MILFORD's National Currency


The First National Bank of Milford was chartered on March 14, 1878 (Charter #2379) and liquidated on October 21, 1886.  The bank issued notes under Series 1875 only. 

A Pictorial exhibit of currency:

First national bank of MILFORD #2379

currency issued 1878-1882

                        
Series of 1875 
        $10         6816 printed 
(1 known
)

        $20         2272 printed (2 known)
                        

 Total surviving notes known for Series of 1875 = 3 (total printed = 9,088)

For the First National Bank of Milford #2379, the bank only issued 1875 Series (printed from 1875 to 1882) that were printed in sheets of four (4) notes per sheet and two different denomination combinations.  The sheets were printed with the following denomination combinations:

  • $10-$10-$10-$20

$10 circa 1875-1882, Series of 1875
Obverse: Franklin and Electricity (left) and America Seizing Electricity (right)
Reverse: DeSoto discovering the Mississippi

$20 circa 1875-1882, Series of 1875
Obverse: Battle of Lexington (left) and Loyalty (right)
Reverse: Baptism of Pocahontas