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Large Size Currency

During the Roaring Twenties, United States paper money changed dramatically. At the end of the decade, the American Public was introduced to small size currency for the first time, which, after many design variations, we still use today. But, before the small size currency circulated freely through our economy, large size currency was made and used for many decades. The folding cash of every person prior to 1928, and even for a short time after then, was in the form of large size currency. The large size currency authorized by the United States Treasury came in many forms. Gold Certificate large size currency and silver certificate large size currency are two examples of large size currency notes.

United States Notes made as large size currency and, similar in name to what we use today, Federal Reserve large size currency notes were circulated heavily. These large size currency notes, along with the National large size currency series notes are some other examples of the different types of large size currency our government either printed or authorized for printing by a third party over the decades between the 20’s and the beginning of a nationalized currency system that came about during the Civil War. Large size currency has a particular allure to notaphilists and numismatists in that it recalls an era surrounding the ideals and principles of the American Dream. Everything was big back then, from the buildings and ships to the hopes of the little guy trying to carve out a place for himself in the booming American economy, and the large size currency was no exception in size as it symbolized those hopes and achievements. As with anything collectible, large size currency rides on the back of conditional standards.

For large size currency to carry any significant value, it must be in a condition that is considered well preserved. Rips or small tears as well as folds, stains, pinholes or bank stamps will considerably diminish the value of any note from the large size currency era. Some large size currency releases will have limited value, even in a great condition, simply due to an overpopulation of that particular note. On the other hand, some very rare notes can be very valuable, even in a poor condition.

The currency professionals at Nevada Coin & Jewelry have many decades of collective experience in evaluating the condition and rarity of large size currency. If you are looking to sell your large size currency and would like to have the best cash offer, just bring your collection or large size currency into any of the Nevada Coin & Jewelry locations serving the Las Vegas community today.



East Flamingo

Monday – Friday 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Saturday 8:30 am – 2:30 pm
Sunday Closed

West Flamingo

Monday – Friday 9:30 am – 6:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Sunday Closed



A.J. and Robert are so friendly and make it so you have the best deal with the items you bring them. They have so much knowledge about all the items they have in their shop and they like to teach others about what they know…


Wonderful experience, Nick and Laura made it seamless and stress free. Thank you! They also sell super cool items!!

Outstanding experience! This is the best place to change your gold with a great attention. I’m completely impressive because they have a smooth and fast service, definitely nice people!

Pablo V.

This dealer was beyond excellent in all respects! No low-ball games, no fooling around. These people are honest, and the transaction was handled smoothly with complete transparency. I will definitely recommend Nevada Coin & Jewelry to everybody I know!

Richard C.

As a first timer in selling, I was a bit apprehensive. I did not know what to expect and was a little worried about a previous reviewers comments. Yes the office was stark and clinical. The staff however, more than made up for any downfall in the decor. Very helpful, polite and understanding to any ‘silly’ questions that were asked. All in all a pleasant experience, and one that should the opportunity arise I would go through again!

Marie G.

They took the time to help me sell my item and find an item. The staff does not rush you or pressure you into buying something. They take you on a little adventure by telling you about the items you are selling and looking at…

Miller B.

This past Saturday I had the opportunity to meet the owner and team at Nevada Coin and Jewelry. I didn’t know what to expect but they made me feel both comfortable and safe. I went through my collection of jewelry, both broken pieces and things I thought were of no value at all. They took the time to explain what each carat weight was worth and they helped me sort through my items. I was amazed at what they gave me for things I would never wear or use. I would recommend you stop in and speak to them, you might be as pleasantly surprised as I was.

Suzanne P.

Professional, friendly staff. Knowledgeable and fair. An interesting experience and would definitely visit again.

Gail B.

Grateful for the Nevada Coin and Jewelry shop, I just adore it. I took some collectable figurines in and they bought them. I came out smelling like a rose. You should’ve been there to see the big smile on my face. I ran all the way home to look for some more. Can’t wait to get back! I can sure use the money!


What inspired me to go to NV Coin and Jewelry was I was an ad on the TV for the shop. I was not too sure about going to NV Coin and Jewelry to sell my jewelry because I have been to many other pawn shops but haven’t found a good deal for my jewelry. After I went to Nevada Coin and Jewelry it was a big relief for me selling my jewelry for a good price.


My friend and I came here to sell some coins and jewelry. We first saw Scott about some coins. He was very friendly and knew his stuff. Afterwards, he brought us over to Sheila who looked at our jewelry. She was also very nice and professional. We will definitely come back here again. GREAT PLACE!!!!

Susanne T.

Staff was friendly, knowledgeable, and responsive. Building had great security to helped me feel safe in handling my items.