50 Dollars, Gold Certificate, United States, 1882

Description (Brief):

One (1) 50 dollar note

Description (Brief)

United States, 1882

Description (Brief)

Obverse Image: Portrait of Silas Wright.

Description (Brief)

Obverse Text: GOLD CERTIFICATE / 50 / THIS CERTIFIES THAT THERE HAVE BEEN DEPOSITED IN THE TREASURY OF THE UNITED STATES, FIFTY DOLLARS IN GOLD COIN REPAYABLE TO THE BEARER ON DEMAND. / DEPARTMENT SERIES. / WASHINGTON, D.C. / THESAUR AMER SEPTENT SIGIL / H229816 / D 17 / TREASURER OF THE UNITED STATES / REGISTER OF THE TREASURY / UNDER CHAP. 290, SEC. 12, OF THE ACT OF JULY 12TH 1882. / BUREAU, ENGRAVING & PRINTING / SILAS WRIGHT

Description (Brief)

Reverse Image: An eagle on a draped shield. Ornate decoration.

Description (Brief)

Reverse Text: FIFTY DOLLARS / UNITED STATES / GOLD CERTIFICATE / 50 / BUREAU, ENGRAVING & PRINTING

Date Made: 1882

Depicted: Wright, SilasMaker: Bureau of Engraving and Printing

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: District of Columbia, WashingtonCity: United States: District of Columbia, WashingtonAssociated 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.78.5.506Catalog Number: 78.5.506Accession Number: 1978.0941Serial Number: H229816

Object Name: note

Physical Description: paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 8.1 cm x 18.8 cm x .01 cm; 3 3/16 in x 7 13/32 in x in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-57e9-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1252338

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