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Knox County, Ohio
A checklist of locally issued money
Checklist maintained by the Mount Vernon Numismatic Society

Bank Notes


BOOT & SHOE BANK: Mt. Vernon, OHIO / September 1, 18?? / BEST QUALITY - LOWEST PRICES / We take bills of any / BOOT & SHOE BANK / From ONE DOLLAR upwards / In pay for Boots and Shoes, Hats and Caps, or for any other goods we sell, / Cor., Main & Vine Sts. Morton & Sapp, Proprietors. / TS PEERS, 90 FULTON STREET. NEW YORK First submission by Dave Boss 25-January-2015. Image courtesy of Dave Boss.


U.S. 1976 $2 Federal Reserve Note, serial # D03611492A, with April 13, 1976 postal cancellation in Mount Vernon, Ohio on the first day of issue. Cancelled Commercial Aviation 50th Anniversary 13c stamp. First submission by Dan Rich 14-December-2006. Image courtesy of Dan Rich.




OWL CREEK BANK of MOUNT VERNON  - $1 written date Apr(?). 17, 1816. Reverse blank. 169mm x 67mm.   "Judgement / Supreme Court / Sept 1826" handwritten vertically on face of note.   First submission: by Larry Long Jan 26, 2002.  Image courtesy of Les Ashe "The Coin Shoppe" Gilby, ND.

 

OWL CREEK BANK of MOUNT VERNON  - $3 written date Sept. 5, 1816.  Reverse blank.  169mm x 70mm.  Serial Number 494.  "Judgeent / Sept 1826 / Supreme Court " handwritten vertically on face of note.   First submission: by Larry Long Jan 26, 2002.  Image courtesy of Larry Long.

 

OWL CREEK BANK of MOUNT VERNON  - $5 written date Oct 31, 1816.  Reverse blank.  163mm x 68mm.  Serial Number 2111.  Unusual in that this note not countersigned by the court. First submission by Jack Lahr 15 November 2003. Image courtesy of Jack Lahr.

 

OWL CREEK BANK of MOUNT VERNON  - $10 written date Sept. 5, 1816.  Reverse blank.  162mm x 67mm.  Serial Number 19.  "Judgment / Superior Court / Sept 1826 / Supreme Court " handwritten vertically on face of note.   First submission by Jack Lahr 15 November 2003. Image courtesy of Jack Lahr.



OWL CREEK BANK of MOUNT VERNON  - 12 (12 and one half cents) Jan 1st 1817.  Reverse blank.  100mm x 64mm. First submission by Jack Lahr 15 November 2003. Image courtesy Smythe Auctions.

 

OWL CREEK BANK of MOUNT VERNON  - 25   . Jan 1st 1817. Reverse blank.  97mm x 61mm.   First submission by Jack Lahr 15 November 2003. Image courtesy of Jack Lahr.

 

OWL CREEK BANK of MOUNT VERNON  - 50 Jan 1st 1817.  Reverse blank.  104mm x 67mm. First submission by Jack Lahr 15 November 2003. Image courtesy of Jack Lahr.

 

Worthington (Ohio)  - 6 (6 and one quarter cents)   Reverse blank.  107mm x 67mm.The un-issued note included here as sample of what a similar Owl Creek note should look like, to date photo not available for like Owl Creek note. First submission by Jack Lahr 15 November 2003. Image courtesy of Jack Lahr.




National Currency "KNOX NATIONAL BANK IN MOUNT VERNON OHIO". $10, series 1929, brown seal, cashier "J Gordon Bone", president " ". 156 mm x 67 mm paper dimensions. First submission by Jack Lahr 15 November 2003. Image courtesy of Jack Lahr.




National Currency "KNOX NATIONAL BANK IN MOUNT VERNON OHIO". $20, series 1929, brown seal, cashier "J Gordon Bone", president " ". 155 mm x 64 mm paper dimensions. First submission by Jack Lahr 15 November 2003. Image courtesy of Jack Lahr.

Each issue with description, size, link to image and name of  first submitter and image submitter.

* Inclusion in the checklist requires an image of the item.  If you need help making an image of your item the society may be able to assist you.