1 Dollar, Providence Bank, Rhode Island, United States, ca 1855

1 Dollar, Providence Bank, Rhode Island, United States, ca 1855

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One (1) dollar note, specimen
Rhode Island, United States, ca 1855
Obverse Image: Seated woman at left holding a small staff. Allegorical figure of Prosperity in the center. Seated woman holding a bolt of fabric at right.
Obverse Text: 1 / ONE / THE PRESIDENT, DIRECTORS & COMPY. OF THE PROVIDENCE BANK WILL PAY THE BEARER ONE DOLLAR ON DEMAND / PROVIDENCE, R.I. __ 185_ / INCORPORATED OCTR. 1791. / WELLSTOOD, HANKS, HAY & WHITING, NEW YORK.
Reverse Image: N/A
Reverse Text: N/A
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
paper money
note
Date made
1853
maker
Wellstood, Hanks, Hay & Whiting
place of issue
United States: Rhode Island, Providence
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 7.5 cm x 17.4 cm x.01 cm; 2 15/16 in x 6 27/32 in x in
ID Number
NU.NU80968.2
accession number
252073
catalog number
NU80968.2
Credit Line
John J. Ford
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Data Source
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