1 Dollar, Legal Tender Note, United States, 1917

Description (Brief):

One (1) dollar note

Description (Brief)

United States, 1917

Description (Brief)

Obverse Image: Bust of George Washington in center. At top left, Christopher Columbus and men in sight of land.

Description (Brief)

Obverse Text: ACT OF MARCH 3RD. 1863. / THIS NOTE IS A LEGAL TENDER FOR ONE DOLLAR / SERIES OF 1917 / ONE / 1 / THE UNITED STATES WILL PAY TO BEARER ONE DOLLAR / WASHINGTON, D.C. / N9669647A / UNITED STATES NOTE / ENGRAVED & PRINTED AT THE BUREAU, ENGRAVING & PRINTING. / C

Description (Brief)

Reverse Image: X in center with decoration around. This design is known as the "sawhorse reverse."

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Reverse Text: ONE DOLLAR / 1 / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / US OF A / SERIES OF 1917 / 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 IMPRESSION OF IT, OR ANY PAPER MADE IN IMITATION OF THE PAPER ON WHICH IT IS PRINTED IS FELONY, AND IS PUNISHABLE BY $5,000 FINE, OR 15 YEARS IMPRISONMENT AT HARD LABOR OR BOTH. / PRINTED AT THE BUREAU OF / ENGRAVING AND PRINTING

Description (Brief)

General Information: These notes are often termed Legal Tender Notes, and they were named United States Notes by the First Legal Tender Act.

Date Made: 1917

Maker: Bureau of Engraving and Printing

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States

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Credit Line: Mr. and Mrs. Mortimer L. Neinken

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: NU.66.27194Catalog Number: 66.27194Accession Number: 269135Serial Number: N9669647A

Object Name: note

Physical Description: paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 7.8 cm x 18.7 cm x .01 cm; 3 1/16 in x 7 3/8 in x in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-b56f-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1875168

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