Food Coupon, Ten Dollars

Food Coupon, Ten Dollars

Description
This is a specimen sample of a 10-dollar food coupon from 1995. Food coupons, colloquially known as food stamps, is a program administered by the Department of Agriculture to help alleviate hunger and improve food distribution in the United States. The coupons are high-quality intaglio engraved one-sided notes printed on watermarked currency paper. They are slightly smaller in size than U. S. currency.
Location
Currently not on view
Measurements
overall: 2 1/2 in x 5 3/4 in; 6.35 cm x 14.605 cm
ID Number
1997.0335.06
catalog number
1997.0335.06
accession number
1997.0335
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Work
Sweatshops
El Monte
Data Source
National Museum of American History