20 Dollars, National Bank Note, United States, 1891

Description (Brief):

One (1) 20 dollar note

Description (Brief)

United States, 1891

Description (Brief)

Obverse Image: The Battle of Lexington at left. Columbia carrying a flag and leading a procession at right.

Description (Brief)

Obverse Text: NATIONAL CURRENCY. / 20 / XX / TWENTY / 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 / CHARLOTTE, N.C. JAN 18, 1891. / THE MERCHANTS AND FARMERS NATIONAL BANK OF CHARLOTTE WILL PAY TWENTY DOLLARS TO BEARER ON DEMAND. / NORTH CAROLINA / CASHR. / PRES'T. / BUREAU OF ENGRAVING & PRINTING TREASY. DEPT. / B574592B / S 1781 / 7828 / SERIES 1882

Description (Brief)

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

Description (Brief)

Reverse Text: 20 / NATIONAL CURRENCY / 1781 / 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. / 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 $1,000 FINE OR 15 YEARS IMPRISONMENT AT HARD LABOR OR BOTH. / NORTH CAROLINA

Date Made: 1891

Issuing Bank: Merchants and Farmers National Bank of CharlotteMaker: Bureau of Engraving and Printing

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United StatesPlace Issued: United States: North Carolina, Charlotte

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Credit Line: U. S. Department of the Treasury

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: NU.78.5.317Catalog Number: 78.5.317Accession Number: 1978.0941Serial Number: B574592B

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/ng49ca746b3-6301-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1839609

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