1 Dollar, Providence Bank, Rhode Island, United States, ca 1855

Description (Brief):

One (1) dollar note, specimen

Description (Brief)

Rhode Island, United States, ca 1855

Description (Brief)

Obverse Image: Seated woman at left holding a small staff. Allegorical figure of Prosperity in the center. Seated woman holding a bolt of fabric at right.

Description (Brief)

Obverse Text: 1 / ONE / THE PRESIDENT, DIRECTORS & COMPY. OF THE PROVIDENCE BANK WILL PAY THE BEARER ONE DOLLAR ON DEMAND / PROVIDENCE, R.I. __ 185_ / INCORPORATED OCTR. 1791. / WELLSTOOD, HANKS, HAY & WHITING, NEW YORK.

Description (Brief)

Reverse Image: N/A

Description (Brief)

Reverse Text: N/A

Date Made: 1853

Maker: Wellstood, Hanks, Hay & Whiting

Location: Currently not on view

Place Of Issue: United States: Rhode Island, Providence

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Related Publication: Doty, Richard. Pictures from a Distant Country

Credit Line: John J. Ford

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: NU.NU80968.2Accession Number: 252073Catalog Number: NU80968.2

Object Name: paper moneynote

Physical Description: paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 7.5 cm x 17.4 cm x .01 cm; 2 15/16 in x 6 27/32 in x in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-9833-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1203538

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