100 Dollars, Legal Tender Note, United States, 1875

Description (Brief):

One (1) 100 dollar note

Description (Brief)

United States, 1875

Description (Brief)

Obverse Image: Portrait of Abraham Lincoln at left. At right, an allegory representing Architecture, picturing a woman and a child.

Description (Brief)

Obverse Text: ONE HUNDRED / 100 / C / THIS NOTE IS A LEGAL TENDER FOR ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS / SERIES OF 1875 / A18078 / B1 / B / THE UNITED STATES WILL PAY TO BEARER ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS / WASHINGTON, D. C. / THESAUR / AMER / SEPTENT / SIGIL / REGISTER OF THE TREASURY / TREASURER OF THE UNITED STATES / UNITED STATES NOTE / ACT OF MARCH 3D. 1863 / ENGRAVED & PRINTED AT THE BUREAU, ENGRAVING & PRINTING.

Description (Brief)

Reverse Image: Geometric patterns.

Description (Brief)

Reverse Text: ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS / 100 / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. / 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 IMPRESS-ION OF IT, OR ANY PAPER MADE IN IMITATION OF THE PAPER ON WHICH IT IS PRINTED IS FELONY AND IS PUNISHABLE BY FIVE THOUSAND ($5,000) DOLLARS FINE OR FIFTEEN (15) YEARS IMPRISONMENT AT HARD LABOR OR BOTH. / COLUMBIAN BANK NOTE CO. / WASHINGTON, D.C.

Date Made: 1875

Depicted: Lincoln, AbrahamMaker: 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.78.5.209Catalog Number: 78.5.209Accession Number: 1978.0941Serial Number: A18078

Object Name: note

Physical Description: paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 8 cm x 18.6 cm x .01 cm; 3 5/32 in x 7 5/16 in x in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-7bba-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1839528

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