1 Dollar, Legal Tender Note, United States, 1880

Description (Brief):

One (1) dollar note

Description (Brief)

United States, 1880

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 1880. / A2425988 / ONE / 1 / THE UNITED STATES WILL PAY TO BEARER ONE DOLLAR / WASHINGTON, D.C. / UNITED STATES NOTE / ENGRAVED & PRINTED AT THE BUREAU, ENGRAVING & PRINTING.

Description (Brief)

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

Description (Brief)

Reverse Text: ONE DOLLAR / 1 / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / US OF A / SERIES OF 1880. / 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: 1880

Maker: Bureau of Engraving and Printing

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United StatesAssociated Place: United States

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Credit Line: The Chase Manhattan Bank, N.A.

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: NU.79.112.CM0012Accession Number: 1979.12631979.1263Catalog Number: 79.112.CM0012Serial Number: A2425988Collector/Donor Number: CM0012Serial Number: A2425988

Object Name: Legal TendernoteOther Terms: Legal Tender; 1880 00 00

Physical Description: brown (overall color)paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 7.8 cm x 18.95 cm x .01 cm; 3 1/16 in x 7 15/32 in x in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-bd07-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_983844

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