2 Dollars, Legal Tender Note, United States, 1917

Description (Brief):

One (1) 2 dollar note

Description (Brief)

United States, 1917

Description (Brief)

Obverse Image: Portrait of Thomas Jefferson at left. US Capitol building in center.

Description (Brief)

Obverse Text: THIS NOTE IS A LEGAL TENDER FOR TWO DOLLARS / ENGRAVED AND PRINTED AT THE BUREAU, ENGRAVING AND PRINTING. / SERIES OF 1917 / D23540241A / THE UNITED STATES WILL PAY TO BEARER TWO DOLLARS / WASHINGTON, D.C. / A / 2 / A504 / JEFFERSON. / ACT OF MARCH 3D. 1863. / REGISTER OF THE TREASURY / TREASURER OF THE UNITED STATES / THESAUR / AMER / SEPTENT / SIGIL / US / UNITED STATES NOTE

Description (Brief)

Reverse Image: "Bracelet Reverse."

Description (Brief)

Reverse Text: TWO / 2 / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / SERIES OF 1917 / PRINTED AT THE BUREAU OF ENGRAVING & PRINTING. / 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 $5,000 FINE, OR 15 YEARS IMPRISONMENT AT HARD LABOR, OR BOTH.

Date Made: 1917

Depicted: Jefferson, ThomasMaker: 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.78.5.133Catalog Number: 78.5.133Accession Number: 1978.0941Serial Number: D23540241A

Object Name: note

Physical Description: paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 8 cm x 18.9 cm x .01 cm; 3 5/32 in x 7 7/16 in x in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-0d6b-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1839456

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