American Bank Note Company print runs

 Minero 1 A 0000

Minero 1 A 0000 reverse

Minero 5 A 00000 1888

Minero 5 A 00000 1888 reverse

Date Value Number Series from to
July 1888 25c 200,000
 A 00001 200000
50c 200,000
 A 00001  200000
$1 100,000  A 000001  100000
$10 10,000  A 00001  10000

 

 

Date Value Number Series from to
August 1888 $5 10,000
 A 00001 10000
$20 5,000
 A 0001 5000
$50 2,000  A 0001 2000
$100 1,000  A 0001 1000

 

In July 1889 the face plates of the 25c and $1 notes were changed to Series B.

Date Value Number Series from to
July 1889 25c 100,000
B  00001  100000
$1 100,000 B 00001  100000

 

Date Value Number Series from to
February 1894 $5 20,000
  10001 30000

 

In November 1894 the date and series of the $1 face plate were changed.

Minero 1 C 00000 2

Date Value Number Series from to
November 1894 $1 100,000
 C  000001  100000

 

In October 1895 the date on the $5 plate was changed from 1888 to 1896.

Date Value Number Series from to
October 1895 $5 20,000
  30001 50000

 

In February 1897 the dates and series of the $5, $10 and $100 plates were changed.

Date Value Number Series from to
February 1897 $5 20,000
B 00001 20000
$10 10,000
B 00001 10000
$100 1,000 B 0001 1000

 

In October 1897 the date and series were changed and the text changed to "pagará a la vista al portador a la par en efectivo".

Minero 5 C 00000

Minero 10 C 00000

Date Value Number Series from to
October 1897 $5 40,000
 C 00001 40000
$10 15,000
 C 00001 15000
$20 2,500  B  0001 2500
$50 1,000  B 0001 1000
$100 5,000  C  001  

 

Again the series and date were altered for September and October 1898 printings.

Date Value Number Series from to
September 1898 $5 100,000
 D 00001 100000

 

Date Value Number Series from to
October 1898 $10 15,000
D 00001 15000
$20 2,500 C 0001 2500
$50 2,000 C 0001 2000
$100 2,000 D 0001 2000

 

In March 1901 a new $5 plate was engraved, leaving the series blank. The $50 and $100 plates were altered to 1901, with new series.

Date Value Number Series from to
March 1901 $5 60,000
  00001 60000
$50 2,000 D 0001  2000
$100 1,000 E 0001 1000

 

In February 1902 the ABNC  produced a $1,000 note with vignette C 996 on the reverse. The $5 plate was changed with two notes withe the date 1902, two with 1903 and two with 1904.

Minero 1000 J2 00000

Minero 1000 J2 00000 reverse

Date Value Number Series from to
February 1902 $5 60,000
  00001 60000
$10 10,000
  00001 10000
$100 3,000   0001 3000
$1,000 1,000   0001 1000

 

Date Value Number Series from to
December 1902 $5 70,000
  00001 70000
$10 15,000
  00001 15000
$20 5,000    0001  5000
$50 3,000    0001 3000
$100 2,500    0001 2500

 

Date Value Number Series from to
December 1903 $5 100,000
  70001 170000

 

Date Value Number Series from to
September 1905 $5 60,000
  170001 230000
$10 20,000
   15001 35000

 

Date Value Number Series from to
November 1906 $5 50,000
   230001 280000

 

Date Value Number Series from to
November 1907 $5 50,000
  280001 330000
$10 25,000
   35001 60000

 

In April 1908, on order F1534, the ANBC engraved a new face, a new back and a special vignette for the back of the $1,000 note but the order was cancelled on 8 May 1908. This order was entered to replace $1,000 notes stolen from the bank and was cancelled when the stolen currency was recoveredABNC.

Date Value Number Series from to
October 1909 $20 5,000
  5001 10000
$50 2,000   3001 5000
$100 1,000   2501 3500

 

Date Value Number Series from to
December 1909 $5 20,000
  330001 350000
$10 10,000
   60001 70000

 

Date Value Number Series from to
April 1910 $5 20,000
  350001 370000
$10 10,000   70001 80000

 

Date Value Number Series from to
October 1910 $5 20,000
   370001 390000
$10 10,000
  80001 90000
$20 5,000   10001  15000

 

Date Value Number Series from to
January 1911 $5 40,000
A4-H4  390001 430000
$10 20,000
M4-Z4
A5-F5
90001 110000
$20 10,000  P-Y 15001 25000
$50 4,000  K-R 5001 9000
$100 2,000  O-V 3501 5500

 

Date Value Number Series from to
December 1912 $5 40,000
 I4-P4 430001 470000
$10 20,000
 C5-Z5 110001 130000

 

Minero 1 C 00000

Date Value Number Series from to
November 1913 $1 200,000
A 000001 100000
B 100001 200000

 

Date Value Number Series from to
January 1914 $1 100,000
C 200001 300000
$5 100,000
Q4-Z4
A5-Z5
470001  570000 
$10 50,000 A6-Z6
A7-X7
130001 180000
$20 10,000  A10-K10 25001 35000
$100 5,000  A5-K5 5501 10500

 

Date Value Number Series from to
February 1914 $1 200,000
     

 

Date Value Number Series from to
March 1914 $1 200,000
D 300001 400000
E 400001 500000
$5 100,000  A51-U51 570001 670000
$10 50,000
 A26-U26 180001 230000
$20 20,000  A11-U11 35001 55000
$50 2,000  A7-U7 9001 11000
$100 3,000 L5-Z5 10501 13500

 

Date Value Number Series from to
March 1914 $10 50,000
 A27-U27 230001 280000
$100 10,000
 A6-U6 13501 23500
$1,000 1,000  N1-V1
A2-H2
1001 2000

 

Date Value Number Series from to
March 1914 $1 100,000
 F1-F10
G1-G10
500001 600000
$5 40,000 A52-U52 670001 710000
$10 50,000
A28-U28 280001 330000
$20 10,000  A12-U12 55001 65000
$50 10,000  A8-U8 11001 21000
$100 10,000  A7-U7 23501 33500
$1,000 500  J2-Z2
A3-C3
2001 2500


The original $5 face, back and tint plates were engraved on 3 August 1888. The face was altered on 15 October 1895 by changing the year date, on 15 February 1897 by changing the year date and Serie letter, on 14 October 1897 by changing the Serie letter, and on 19 September 1898 by changing the year date and Serie letter. In March 1901 the ABNC engraved a new face plate, without a Serie letter. The plate was altered on order F12 by changing the year date, on order F147 by changing the year date, on order F319 by changing the year date, on order F685 by changing the year date and removing one signature, and on order F1030 by changing the year date and engraving “Serie”, and on order F1355 by removing the year date and changing one signatureANBC.$50 Two tint plates (#1 and #2) made on 3 August 1888, one face plate and one back plate both made on order F4151 were all cancelled on 13 April 1932ANBC.

$100 Two tint plates made on 3 August 1888, one face plate and one back plate both made on order F4138 were all cancelled on 13 April 1932ANBC.

$1,000 A face plate and a back plate made on order #12 and the three plates made on order F1534 were cancelled on 13 April 1932ANBC