Economic Education through Numismatics
  • ca1850 $5 Bank of East Tennessee, Knoxville rare (11-15 known)


    Scarce note...Garland 379, R12 (11-15 known) on the scale Garland created)

    Home of Tennessee Volunteers, the note predates the founding of the University

    Chartered in 1843, Bank did not open until 1850...controlled by men who sided with the South in the Civil War. Bank failed in 1859, finally wound up in 1863