5 Dollars, Legal Tender Note, United States, 1862

Description (Brief):

One (1) 5 dollar note

Description (Brief)

United States, 1862

Description (Brief)

Obverse Image: Statue of Freedom at left. Portrait of Alexander Hamilton at lower right.

Description (Brief)

Obverse Text: FIVE / AMERICAN BANK NOTE CO. NEW YORK / NO. 17889 / SERIES 58 / THE UNITED STATES PROMISE TO PAY TO THE BEARER FIVE DOLLARS / 5 / WASHINGTON / MARCH 10TH 1862 / PAYABLE AT THE TREASURY OF THE UNITED STATES AT NEW YORK / REGISTER OF THE TREASURY / TREASURER OF THE UNITED STATES / ACT OF FEBY. 25TH, 1862 / A / PATENTED 30 JUNE 1857.

Description (Brief)

Reverse Image: Ornate designs in green ink.

Description (Brief)

Reverse Text: FIVE / V / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / THIS NOTE IS A LEGAL TENDER FOR ALL DEBTS PUBLIC AND PRIVATE, EXCEPT DUTIES ON IMPORTS AND INTEREST ON THE PUBLIC DEBT, AND IS EXCHANGEABLE FOR U. S. SIX PER CENT TWENTY YEAR BONDS, REDEEMABLE AT THE PLEASURE OF THE U. STATES AFTER FIVE YEARS.

Date Made: 1862

Depicted: Hamilton, AlexanderMaker: American Bank Note Company

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.78.5.745Catalog Number: 78.5.745Accession Number: 1978.0941Serial Number: 17889

Object Name: note

Physical Description: paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 8 cm x 18.7 cm x .01 cm; 3 5/32 in x 7 3/8 in x in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-6e79-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1839959

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