500 Dollars, Legal Tender Note, United States, 1880

Description (Brief):

One (1) 500 dollar note

Description (Brief)

United States, 1880

Description (Brief)

Obverse Image: Female figure representing Victory at left. Portrait of Major General Joseph King Mansfield at right.

Description (Brief)

Obverse Text: D / ACT OF MARCH 3D. 1863 / SERIES OF 1880. / A48235 / C / C1 / 500 / THE UNITED STATES WILL PAY TO BEARER FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS / WASHINGTON, D.C. / UNITED STATES NOTE / THIS NOTE IS LEGAL TENDER FOR FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS / ENGRAVED & PRINTED AT THE BUREAU, ENGRAVING & PRINTING. / MAJ. GEN. MANSFIELD / REGISTER OF THE TREASURY / TREASURER OF THE UNITED STATES

Description (Brief)

Reverse Image: Decorative scrolls around text.

Description (Brief)

Reverse Text: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. / 500 / FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS / D / BUREAU OF ENGRAVING & PRINTING. / WASHINGTON, D.C. / THIS NOTE IS A LEGAL TENDER AT ITS FACE VALUE FOR ALL DEBTS PUBLIC AND PRIVATE EXCEPT DUTIES ON IMPORTS AND INTEREST ON THE PUBLIC DEBT. / COUNTERFEITING OR ALTERING THIS NOTE OR PASSING ANY COUNTERFEIT OR ALTERATION OF IT, OR HAVING IN POSSESSION ANY FALSE OR COUNTERFEIT PLATE OR IMPRESSION OF IT, OR ANY PAPER MADE IN IMITATION OF THE PAPER ON WHICH IT IS PRINTED IS FELONY AND IS PUNISHABLE BY $5000 FINE OR 15 YEARS IMPRISONMENT AT HARD LABOR OR BOTH. / SERIES OF 1880.

Date Made: 1880

Depicted: Mansfield, Joseph King FennoMaker: Bureau of Engraving and Printing

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United StatesAssociated Place: United States

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Credit Line: U. S. Department of the Treasury

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: NU.78.5.222Catalog Number: 78.5.222Accession Number: 1978.0941Serial Number: A48235

Object Name: note

Physical Description: paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 8 cm x 18.7 cm x .01 cm; 3 5/32 in x 7 3/8 in x in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-5b97-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1252331

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