20 Dollars, Legal Tender Note, United States, 1861

Description (Brief):

One (1) 20 dollar note

Description (Brief)

United States, 1862

Description (Brief)

Obverse Image: Liberty holding a sword and shield.

Description (Brief)

Obverse Text: TWENTY / THE UNITED STATES PROMISE TO PAY TWENTY DOLLARS TO THE BEARER / WASHINGTON, MARCH 10TH 1862 / PAYABLE BY THE AT THE TREASURY OF THE U.S. AT NEW YORK / AMERICAN BANK NOTE CO. NEW YORK / 62052 / SERIES 3.

Description (Brief)

Reverse Image: Ornate designs.

Description (Brief)

Reverse Text: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / 20 / THIS NOTE IS A LEGAL TENDER FOR ALL DEBTS PUBLIC AND PRIVATE, EXCEPT DUTIES ON IMPORTS AND INTEREST ON THE PUBLIC DEBT, AND [missing]ANGEABLE FOR U.S. SIX PER CENT TWENT[missing] ONDS, REDEEMABLE AT THE PLEASURE OF THE U. STATES AFTER FIVE YEARS.

Date Made: 1862

Maker: American Bank Note Company

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.78.5.098Accession Number: 1978.0941Catalog Number: 78.5.098Serial Number: 62052

Object Name: note

Physical Description: paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 7.9 cm x 18.7 cm x .01 cm; 3 1/8 in x 7 3/8 in x in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-dc72-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1519258

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