2 Dollars, National Bank Note, United States, 1865

2 Dollars, National Bank Note, United States, 1865

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One (1) 2 dollar note
United States, 1865
Obverse Image: Woman holding an American flag at left.
Obverse Text: NATIONAL CURRENCY / THIS NOTE IS SECURED BY BONDS OF THE UNITED STATES DEPOSITED WITH THE U.S. TREASURER AT WASHINGTON. / REGISTER OF THE TREASURY / TREASURER OF THE UNITED STATES / ON DEMAND THE VALLEY NATIONAL BANK OF LEBANON WILL PAY TO BEARER TWO DOLLARS / PENNSYLVANIA / CASHIER / PRESIDENT / A / 875 / 821921 / THESAUR / AMER / SEPTENT / SIGIL / TWO / 2 / NATIONAL BANK NOTE CO. NEW YORK
Reverse Image: Sir Walter Raleigh presenting corn and tobacco to the English court.
Reverse Text: 2 / NATIONAL CURRENCY / THIS NOTE IS RECEIVABLE AT PAR IN ALL PARTS OF THE UNITED STATES IN PAYMENT OF ALL TAXES & EXCISES AND ALL OTHER DUES TO THE UNITED STATES, EXCEPT DUTIES ON IMPORTS, AND ALSO FOR ALL SALARIES AND OTHER DEBTS & DEMANDS OWING BY THE UNITED STATES TO INDIVIDUALS, CORPORATIONS & ASSOCIATIONS WITHIN THE UNITED STATES, EXCEPT INTEREST ON PUBLIC DEBT. / TWO DOLLARS / SIR WALTER RALEIGH 1585 / NATIONAL BANK NOTE CO. N.Y. / 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 $1000 FINE OR FIFTEEN YEARS IMPRISONMENT AT HARD LABOR OR BOTH.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
note
date made
1865
issuing bank
Valley National Bank of Lebanon
maker
National Bank Note Company
place made
United States
place issued
United States: Pennsylvania, Lebanon
Associated Place
United States
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 7.6 cm x 18 cm x.01 cm; 3 in x 7 3/32 in x in
ID Number
NU.78.5.230
accession number
1978.0941
catalog number
78.5.230
serial number
821921
875
Credit Line
U.S. Department of the Treasury
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