5 Dollars, National Gold Bank Note, United States, 1873

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One (1) 5 dollar note

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United States, 1873

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Obverse Image: On left, Christopher Columbus and men in sight of land. On the right, a Native American princess, representing America, being presented to figures representing the Old World.

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Obverse Text: FIVE / 5 / REDEEMABLE IN GOLD COIN. / THIS NOTE IS SECURED BY BONDS OF THE UNITED STATES DEPOSITED WITH THE U.S. TREASURER AT WASHINGTON. / REGISTER OF THE TREASURY / TREASURER OF THE UNITED STATES / THE FIRST NATIONAL GOLD BANK OF STOCKTON WILL PAY TO BEARER ON DEMAND FIVE DOLLARS IN GOLD COIN / STOCKTON, CALIFORNIA. / FEB. 15TH, 1873 / CONTINENTAL BANK NOTE CO. NEW YORK / K929857 / 757

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Reverse Image: N/A

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Reverse Text: N/A

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General Information: This note is mounted on a piece of graph paper so the reverse cannot be seen.

Date Made: 1873

Issuing Bank: First National Bank of StocktonMaker: Bureau of Engraving and Printing

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United StatesPlace Issued: United States: California, Stockton

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Credit Line: U. S. Department of the Treasury

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: NU.78.5.232Catalog Number: 78.5.232Accession Number: 1978.0941Serial Number: k929857

Object Name: note

Physical Description: paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 7.8 cm x 18.3 cm x .01 cm; 3 1/16 in x 7 7/32 in x in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-77ab-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1839537

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