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RESEARCH CENTER

Other Treasury Securities

This page provides information on the following securities.

Savings Bonds Adjusted Service Bonds
Series A, B, C, D Armed Forces Leave Bonds
Series E Gulf Coast Recovery Bonds
Series F Patriot Bonds
Series G Postal Savings Bonds
Series H Postal Savings System Certificates of Deposit
Series J U.S. Individual Retirement Bonds
Series K U.S. Retirement Plan Bonds
Savings Notes (Freedom Shares)

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Savings Bonds: Series A, B, C, D

Series A, B, C, and D were the first savings bonds issued.

Issue Dates: Series A - March 1935 - December 1935
Series B - 1936
Series C - 1937 - 1938
Series D - January 1939 - April 1941
Issue Price: 75% face value
Maturity Period: 10 years
Current Rate: No longer earning interest
Interest: Interest accrued and is paid when cashed. Interest isn’t taxable for bonds issued March 1935 through February 1941
Denominations: $25, 50, 100, 500, 1,000
How to Cash (Redeem): Send your bonds, a signed and certified FS Form 1522 (download or order), and any supporting documents to Treasury Retail Securities Services, P.O. Box 2186, Minneapolis, MN 55480-2186.

We will pay you by direct deposit.

We donít return legal evidence.
Redemption Value: Face value

Savings Bonds: Series E

Issue Dates: May 1941 - June 1980
Issue Price: 75% face value
Maturity Period: 40 years for bonds issued May 1941 - November 1965
30 years for bonds issued December 1965 - June 1980
Current Rate: No longer earning interest
Interest: Interest accrued and is paid when the bonds are cashed.
Denominations: $10, 25, 50, 75, 100, 200, 500, 1,000, 5,000, 10,000, 100,000
How to Cash (Redeem): Take your bonds to a financial institution that cashes savings bonds. Also take proof of your identity and, if youíre a beneficiary, the bond ownerís certified death certificate.
Redemption Value: Price your bonds

Savings Bonds: Series F

Issue Dates: 1941 - April 1952
Issue Price: 74% face value
Maturity Period: 12 years
Current Rate: No longer earning interest
Interest: Interest accrued and is paid when cashed

Denominations: $25, 100, 500, 1000, 5000, 10,000
How to Cash (Redeem): Send your bonds, a signed and certified FS Form 1522 (download or order), and any supporting documents to Treasury Retail Securities Services, P.O. Box 2186, Minneapolis, MN 55480-2186.

We will pay you by direct deposit.

We donít return legal evidence.
Redemption Value: Face value

Savings Bonds: Series G

Issue Dates: 1941 - April 1952
Issue Price: Face value
Maturity Period: 12 years
Current Rate: No longer earning interest
Interest: Interest was paid by Treasury check every six months until maturity
Denominations: $100, 500, 1000, 5000, 10,000
How to Cash (Redeem): Send your bonds, a signed and certified FS Form 1522 (download or order), and any supporting documents to Treasury Retail Securities Services, P.O. Box 2186, Minneapolis, MN 55480-2186.

We will pay you by direct deposit.

We donít return legal evidence.
Redemption Value: Face value

Savings Bonds: Series H

Issue Dates: June 1952 - December 1979
Issue Price: Face value
Maturity Period: 29 years, 8 months for bonds issued June 1952 - January 1957
30 years February 1957 - December 1979
Current Rate: No longer earning interest
Interest: Interest was paid by Treasury every six months until maturity
Denominations: $500, 1,000, 5,000, 10,000
How to Cash (Redeem): Send your bonds, a signed and certified FS Form 1522 (download or order), and any supporting documents to Treasury Retail Securities Services, P.O. Box 2186, Minneapolis, MN 55480-2186.

We will pay you by direct deposit.

We donít return legal evidence.
Redemption Value: Face value

Savings Bonds: Series J

Issue Dates: May 1952 - April 1957
Issue Price: 72% face value
Maturity Period: 12 years
Current Rate: No longer earning interest
Interest: Interest accrued and paid when the bonds are cashed
Denominations: $25, 100, 500, 1,000, 5,000, 10,000, 100,000
How to Cash (Redeem): Send your bonds, a signed and certified FS Form 1522 (download or order), and any supporting documents to Treasury Retail Securities Services, P.O. Box 214, Minneapolis, MN 55480-0214.

We will pay you by direct deposit.

We donít return legal evidence.
Redemption Value: Face value

Savings Bonds: Series K

Issue Dates: May 1952 - April 1957
Issue Price: Face value
Maturity Period: 12 years
Current Rate: No longer earning interest
Interest: Paid by Treasury check every six months prior to maturity
Denominations: $500, 1000, 5000, 10,000, 100,000
How to Cash (Redeem): Send your bonds, a signed and certified FS Form 1522 (download or order), and any supporting documents to Treasury Retail Securities Services, P.O. Box 214, Minneapolis, MN 55480-0214.

We will pay you by direct deposit.

We donít return legal evidence.
Redemption Value: Face value

Savings Notes (Freedom Shares)

Issue Dates: May 1, 1967 - October 31, 1970
Issue Price: 81% face value
Maturity Period: 30 years
Current Rate: No longer earning interest
Interest: Interest accrued and is paid when cashed
Denominations: $25, 50, 75, 100
How to Cash (Redeem): Cash at any financial institution that cashes savings bonds
Redemption Value: Price your Savings Notes using the Savings Bond Calculator

U.S. Individual Retirement Bonds

Issue Dates: January 1, 1975 - April 30, 1982
Issue Price: Face value
Maturity Period: Bond matures approximately 70Ĺ years after ownerís birth or 5 years after ownerís death, whichever occurs first
Interest: Interest accrues and is paid when cashed
Some continue to earn interest
Denominations: $50, 75, 100, 500
How to Cash (Redeem): Can cash first day of the month in which registered owner reaches age 70Ĺ. If death occurs before age 70Ĺ, bond matures when registered owner would have reached age 70Ĺ or 5 years after date of death, whichever is earlier.

Send your bonds, a signed and certified FS Form 1522 (download or order), and any supporting documents to Treasury Retail Securities Services, P.O. Box 214, Minneapolis, MN 55480-0214.

We will pay you by direct deposit.

We donít return legal evidence.
Redemption Value: Face value plus accrued interest

U.S. Retirement Plan Bonds

Issue Dates: January 1, 1963 - April 30, 1982
Issue Price: Face value
Maturity Period: About 5 years after the date of death
Interest: Interest accrues and is paid when cashed
Some continue to earn interest
Denominations: $50, 100, 500, 1,000
How to Cash (Redeem): May cash at age 59Ĺ by owner or person recognized as entitled to act on the owner's behalf. May be rolled over into other qualified retirement savings arrangements under the Internal Revenue Code. You may want to check with your accountant or other tax advisor regarding the tax treatment of these bonds.

Send your bonds, a signed and certified FS Form 1522 (download or order), and any supporting documents to Treasury Retail Securities Services, P.O. Box 214, Minneapolis, MN 55480-0214.

We will pay you by direct deposit.

We donít return legal evidence.
Redemption Value: Face value plus accrued interest

Gulf Coast Recovery Bonds

Purpose: This special designation Series I savings bonds was to encourage continued public support for recovery efforts in the region severely damaged by hurricanes. The Gulf Opportunity Zone Act of 2005 contained a provision encouraging Treasury to make this designation.
Issue Dates: March 29, 2006 - September 30, 2007
Issue Price: Face value
Maturity Period: 30 years
Interest: Interest accrues and is paid when cashed. Interest is taxable at maturity or when cashed, whichever comes first.
Denominations: $50, $75, $100, $200, $500, $1,000, $5,000, $10,000
How to Cash (Redeem): Cash at any financial institution that cashes savings bonds or, mail the bonds and a signed, certified FS Form 1522 (download or order) to Treasury Retail Securities Services, PO Box 214, Minneapolis, MN 55480-0214. More Information
Redemption Value: Face value plus accrued interest

Patriot Bonds

Purpose: This special designation for Series EE savings bonds offered Americans a way to express support for our nation's anti-terrorism efforts. Proceeds were deposited into a general fund that supported anti-terrorism efforts.
Issue Dates: December 2001 Ė December 2011
Issue Price: Half of face value
Maturity Period: 30 years
Interest: Interest accrues and is paid when cashed. Interest is taxable at maturity or when cashed, whichever comes first.
Denominations: $50, $75, $100, $200, $500, $1,000, $5,000, $10,000
How to Cash (Redeem): Cash at any financial institution that cashes savings bonds or, mail the bonds and a signed, certified FS Form 1522 (download or order) to Treasury Retail Securities Services, PO Box 214, Minneapolis, MN 55480-0214. More Information
Redemption Value: Issue price plus accrued interest

Additional Treasury Securities

  • Adjusted Service Bonds (ASBs)

    These were issued to veterans of World War I. They were issued for amounts due on Adjusted Service Certificates that had not matured.

    We make payment for these bonds by check. You can cash these bonds if you are the owner of the bond, a survivor of the owner, or a representative of an owner or survivor.

    To cash, complete the back of the bond, complete IRS Form W-9, write a letter giving instructions for payment, and send all this to the appropriate address below. If we need more, we will contact you.

    Addresses. If using mail, send materials to Treasury Retail Securities Services, PO Box 9150, Minneapolis, MN 55480-9150. If using a courier, send materials to Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, 90 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis, MN 55401.

  • Armed Forces Leave Bonds (AFLBs)

    These were issued as compensation for accumulated leave to members and former members of the Armed Forces of World War II.

    We make payment for these bonds by check. You can cash these bonds if you are the owner or a survivor of the owner. Representatives of owners or survivors cannot cash these bonds.

    If youíre the owner, you cash by completing the back of the bond, completing IRS Form W-9, writing a letter giving instructions for payment, and submitting all this to the appropriate address below. If we need more, we will contact you.

    If youíre a survivor of an owner, you cash by completing FS Form 2066 (download order), completing IRS Form W-9, writing a letter giving instructions for payment, and sending all this to the appropriate address below. If we need more, we will contact you.

    Addresses. If using mail, send materials to Treasury Retail Securities Services, PO Box 9150, Minneapolis, MN 55480-9150. If using a courier, send materials to Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, 90 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis, MN 55401.

  • Postal Savings Bonds

    These were issued in lieu of postal savings deposits or certificates in denominations of $20, $100, and $500. The issuance of Postal Savings Bonds was discontinued on July 1, 1935. U.S. Savings Bonds replaced Postal Savings Bonds.

    We make payment for these bonds by check. You can cash these bonds if you are the owner of the bond, a survivor of the owner, or a representative of an owner or survivor.

    To cash, complete the back of the bond, complete IRS Form W-9, write a letter giving instructions for payment, and send all this to the appropriate address below. If we need more, we will contact you.

    Addresses. If using mail, send materials to Treasury Retail Securities Services, PO Box 9150, Minneapolis, MN 55480-9150. If using a courier, send materials to Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, 90 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis, MN 55401.

  • Postal Savings System Certificates of Deposit

    These securities no longer can be cashed, so please donít send them to us.

    To see an example of these securities, click the image below.