2 Dollars, Legal Tender Note, United States, 1880

Description (Brief):

One (1) 2 dollar note

Description (Brief)

United States, 1880

Description (Brief)

Obverse Image: Bust of Thomas Jefferson at left.

Description (Brief)

Obverse Text: THIS NOTE IS A LEGAL TENDER FOR TWO DOLLARS / ENGRAVED AND PRINTED AT THE BUREAU, ENGRAVING & PRINTING. / SERIES OF 1880. / Z4917754 / THE UNITED STATES WILL PAY TO BEARER TWO DOLLARS / ACT OF MARCH 3D. 1863. / JEFFERSON. / UNITED STATES NOTE / WASHINGTON, D.C.

Description (Brief)

Reverse Image: The "bracelet reverse." Ornate designs around text.

Description (Brief)

Reverse Text: 2 / SERIES OF 1880. / COLUMBIAN BANK NOTE CO. / TWO / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. / WASHINGTON, D.C. / PRINTED AT THE BUREAU, ENGRAVING & PRINTING, TREASURY DEPT. / 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.

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.CM0019Accession Number: 1979.12631979.1263Catalog Number: 79.112.CM0019Serial Number: Z4917754Collector/Donor Number: CM0019

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

Physical Description: paper (overall material)brown (overall color)Measurements: overall: 7.8 cm x 18.8 cm x .01 cm; 3 1/16 in x 7 13/32 in x in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-958e-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_983854

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