1,000 Dollars, Gold Certificate, United States, 1882

Description (Brief):

One (1) 1,000 dollar note

Description (Brief)

United States, 1882

Description (Brief)

Obverse Image: Portrait of Alexander Hamilton.

Description (Brief)

Obverse Text: 1000 / THIS CERTIFIES THAT ONE THOUSAND DOLLARS OF GOLD COIN HAVE BEEN DEPOSITED IN THE TREASURY OF THE UNITED STATES. / THAT SUM IS REPAYABLE IN GOLD COIN ON DEMAND ON THE PRESENTATION HEREOF AT THE OFFICE OF THE U.S. ASSISTANT TREASURER AT NEW YORK CITY. / WASHINGTON, SEPT. 1ST, 1882. / THESAUR AMER SEPTENT SIGIL / A10199 / C 1 / ASST. TREASURER OF U.S. NEW YORK CITY / TREASURER OF THE UNITED STATES / REGISTER OF THE TREASURY / UNDER CHAP. 290, SEC. 12, OF THE ACT OF JULY 12TH 1882. / GOLD CERTIFICATE / BUREAU, ENGRAVING & PRINTING / HAMILTON

Description (Brief)

Reverse Image: An eagle facing left with wings spread.

Description (Brief)

Reverse Text: ONE THOUSAND DOLLARS / UNITED STATES / GOLD CERTIFICATE / M / BUREAU, ENGRAVING & PRINTING.

Date Made: 1882

Depicted: Hamilton, AlexanderMaker: Bureau of Engraving and Printing

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United StatesAssociated Place: United States

See more items in: Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection, Gold Certificates

Exhibition:

Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: U. S. Department of the Treasury

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: NU.78.5.521Accession Number: 1978.0941Catalog Number: 78.5.521Serial Number: A10199

Object Name: note

Physical Description: paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 8.1 cm x 19.1 cm x .01 cm; 3 3/16 in x 7 17/32 in x in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-057c-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1252348

Our collection database is a work in progress. We may update this record based on further research and review. Learn more about our approach to sharing our collection online.

If you would like to know how you can use content on this page, see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use. If you need to request an image for publication or other use, please visit Rights and Reproductions.