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Other Treasury Securities

Savings Bonds

Treasury issued additional bond series prior to and during the early years of the Savings Bonds Program, and special issues in more recent years. Some of these bonds were accrual securities whose interest is added to the value of the bond. Others paid interest by check as current income. Most have matured and no longer earn interest. If you have one of these older bond series, find out below how you can cash it.

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: Paid by accrual, not taxable for bonds issued March 1935 through February 1941
Denominations: $25, 50, 100, 500 , 1,000
How to Redeem: Redeem at any financial institution that cashes savings bonds
Redemption Value: Face value

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: Paid by accrual, taxable at redemption
Denominations: $10, 25, 50, 75, 100, 200, 500, 1,000, 5,000, and 10,000, 100,000
How to Redeem: Redeem at any financial institution that cashes savings bonds
Redemption Value: Price your bonds

Series F

Issue Dates: 1941 - April 1952
Issue Price: 74% face value
Maturity Period: 12 years
Current Rate: No longer earning interest
Interest: Paid by accrual, taxable at redemption
Denominations: $25, 100, 500, 1000, 5000, and 10,000
How to Redeem: Redeem via an FRB
Redemption Value: Face value

Series G

Issue Dates: 1941 - April 1952
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: $100, 500, 1000, 5000, and 10,000
How to Redeem: Redeem via an FRB
Redemption Value: Face value

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: Paid by Treasury every six months prior to maturity
Denominations: $500, 1,000, 5,000, 10,000
How to Redeem: Redeem via an FRB
Redemption Value: Face value

Series J

Issue Dates: May 1952 - April 1957
Issue Price: 72% face value
Maturity Period: 12 years
Current Rate: No longer earning interest
Interest: Paid by accrual, taxable at redemption
Denominations: $25, 100, 500, 1,000, 5,000, 10,000, 100,000
How to Redeem: Redeem via an FRB
Redemption Value: Face value

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 Redeem: Redeem via an FRB
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: Paid by accrual, taxable at redemption
Denominations: $25, 50, 75, and 100
How to Redeem: Redeem 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: About 5 years after the date of death
Interest: Paid by accrual, taxable at redemption
Continue to earn interest
Denominations: $50, 75, 100, and 500
How to Redeem: Redeem via an FRB
Can redeem first day of the month in which registered owner reaches age 70˝. If death occurs before age 70˝, bond matures when registered owner would have reached age 70˝ or 5 years after date of death, whichever is earlier.
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: Paid by accrual, taxable at redemption
Continue to earn interest
Denominations: $50, 100, 500, and 1,000
How to Redeem: May redeem at age 59˝ 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.
Redeem via an FRB
Redemption Value: Face value plus accrued interest

Gulf Coast Recovery Bonds

Purpose: This special I Bond designation 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: Paid by accrual, taxable at redemption
Denominations: $50, $75, $100, $200, $500, $1,000, $5,000, and $10,000
How to Redeem: Redeem at any financial institution that cashes savings bonds or, prior to 30 years, convert your bonds to a TreasuryDirect account.
Redemption Value: Face value plus accrued interest

Additional Treasury Securities

  • Armed Forces Leave Bonds (AFLBs) were issued as compensation for accumulated leave to members and former members of the Armed Forces of World War II.
  • Adjusted Service Bonds (ASBs) were issued to veterans of World War I. They were issued for amounts due on Adjusted Service Certificates that had not matured.
  • Postal Savings Bonds 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.

Bond owners, their survivors, or their representatives can redeem Adjusted Service Bonds or Postal Savings Bonds by completing the back of the certificate and submitting to one of the addresses below.

Bond owners or survivors--but not their representatives—can redeem Armed Forces Leave Bonds. Owners do this by completing the back of the certificate and submitting it to an address below. Survivors redeem a security by completing a paper form and sending it to an address below.

The form survivors use to redeem Armed Forces Leave Bonds is PD F 2066 (download or order).

If using mail...

Bureau of the Fiscal Service
P.O. Box 426
Parkersburg, WV 26106-0426

If using a courier...

Customer Services Branch 3
Bureau of the Fiscal Service
200 Third St.
Parkersburg, WV 26106-5312

If you submit a bond for redemption and we need more information or documentation, we will contact you.