South Carolina National Currency
South Carolina National Currency Facts

The following is a collection of interesting facts regarding South Carolina National Currency.  A few are opinions; but they are well supported and generally accepted.  If you can think of some facts to add or by chance have some South Carolina National Currency to sell, click here, and tell me about it.


First bank chartered to issue National Currency in South Carolina:
                The Peoples National Bank of Charleston


Last bank chartered to issue National Currency in South Carolina:
                The Commercial National Bank of Spartanburg



Most valuable known piece of South Carolina National Currency:

                1875 $100 First Charter note from Charleston


Potentially most valuable unknown piece of South Carolina National Currency:
                1875 $2 note from any bank


Hoards known from otherwise rare banks:
                Large Size – The National Bank of Honea Path
                Small Size – The Commercial National Bank of Spartanburg


Number of Banks that issued South Carolina National Currency:
                97 – from 58 different towns


Towns in South Carolina that surprisingly didn’t issue National Currency:
                Clemson, Saluda, Beaufort, Georgetown (all purely opinion)


Best town name in South Carolina that issued National Currency:

                Prosperity


Rarest type of National Currency issued in South Carolina:

                1882 $100 Date-Backs – only 378 issued


Note to reach highest auction price for a South Carolina National Bank Note:

                Original Series $5 note from The National Bank of Chester