2 Dollars, Legal Tender Note, United States, 1862

Description (Brief):

One (1) 2 dollar note

Description (Brief)

United States, 1862

Description (Brief)

Obverse Image: Bust of Alexander Hamilton facing right.

Description (Brief)

Obverse Text: NATIONAL BANK NOTE CO. N.Y. / 2 / ACT OF JULY 11TH 1862. / 64998 / THE UNITED STATES WILL PAY THE BEARER TWO DOLLARS AT THE TREASURY IN NEW YORK / WASHINGTON / AUGUST 1ST. 1862. / PATENTED APRIL 23RD. 1860. / NATIONAL BANK NOTE COMPANY / SERIES 130

Description (Brief)

Reverse Image: Geometric designs around center text.

Description (Brief)

Reverse Text: 2 / THIS NOTE IS A LEGAL TENDER FOR ALL DEBTS PUBLIC AND PRIVATE EXCEPT DUTIES ON IMPORTS AND INTEREST ON THE PUBLIC DEBT; AND IS RECEIVABLE IN PAYMENT OF ALL LOANS MADE TO THE UNITED STATES

Date Made: 1862

Maker: National Bank Note Company

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United StatesAssociated Place: United States

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Exhibition:

Exhibition Location:

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

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: NU.79.112.CM0016Accession Number: 1979.12631979.1263Catalog Number: 79.112.CM0016Serial Number: 64998Collector/Donor Number: CM0016

Object Name: Legal TendernoteOther Terms: Legal Tender; 1862 00 00

Physical Description: red (overall color)paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 8 cm x 19.2 cm x .01 cm; 3 5/32 in x 7 9/16 in x in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a8-3ef5-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_983851

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