5 Dollars, National Bank Note, United States, 1885

Description (Brief):

One (1) 5 dollar note

Description (Brief)

United States, 1885

Description (Brief)

Obverse Image: Portrait of James Garfield.

Description (Brief)

Obverse Text: NATIONAL CURRENCY. / 5 / FIVE / SECURED BY UNITED STATES BONDS DEPOSITED WITH THE TREASURER OF THE UNITED STATES / REGISTER OF THE TREASURY / TREASURER OF THE UNITED STATES / THE MERCHANTS NATIONAL BANK OF BURLINGTON WILL PAY THE BEARER ON DEMAND FIVE DOLLARS / BURLINGTON, VERMONT / APRIL 26, 1885 / CASHR. / PREST. / Z824808 / 1197 / 88648 / BUREAU OF ENGRAVING & PRINTING / SERIES OF 1882. / L

Description (Brief)

Reverse Image: Charter number in center surrounded by a design. Coat of arms of Vermont at left, eagle at right.

Description (Brief)

Reverse Text: NATIONAL CURRENCY / 1197 / THIS NOTE IS RECEIVABLE AT PAR IN ALL PARTS OF THE UNITED STATES IN PAYMENT OF ALL TAXES AND EXCISES AND ALL OTHER DUES TO THE UNITED STATES EXCEPT DUTIES ON IMPORTS AND ALSO FOR ALL SALARIES AND OTHER DEBTS AND DEMANDS OWING BY THE UNITED STATES TO INDIVIDUALS CORPORATIONS & ASSOCIATIONS WITHIN THE UNITED STATES EXCEPT INTEREST ON PUBLIC DEBT. / EVERY PERSON MAKING OR ENGRAVING, OR AIDING TO MAKE OR ENGRAVE, OR PASSING OR ATTEMPTING TO PASS ANY IMITATION OR ALTERATION OF THIS NOTE, AND EVERY PERSON HAVING IN POSSESSION A PLATE OR IMPRESSION MADE IN IMITATION OF IT; OR ANY PAPER MADE IN IMITATION OF THAT ON WHICH THIS NOTE IS PRINTED IS BY ACT OF CONGRESS APPROVED JUNE 3D, 1864 GUILTY OF FELONY, AND SUBJECT TO A FINE NOT EXCEEDING ONE THOUSAND DOLLARS, OR IMPRISONMENT NOT EXCEEDING FIFTEEN YEARS OR BOTH. / VERMONT / FREEDOM AND UNITY

Date Made: 1885

Issuing Bank: Merchants National Bank of BurlingtonDepicted: Garfield, James A.Maker: Bureau of Engraving and Printing

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United StatesPlace Issued: United States: Vermont, Burlington

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Credit Line: U. S. Department of the Treasury

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: NU.78.5.259Catalog Number: 78.5.259Accession Number: 1978.0941Serial Number: Z824808

Object Name: note

Physical Description: paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 8 cm x 18.4 cm x .01 cm; 3 5/32 in x 7 1/4 in x in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-4070-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1839558

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