Proof sheet for $5-5-5-5 of the National Metropolitan Bank of Washington, DC, 1896

Proof sheet for $5-5-5-5 of the National Metropolitan Bank of Washington, DC, 1896

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National bank note proof from the National Metropolitan Bank of Washington DC. Charter 1069. $5-5-5-5, 1896. The image on the left is President James Garfield who was assassinated in 1881 soon after he was elected. This bank was first chartered in 1865. The bank changed its name to the National Metropolitan Citizens Bank in November 1904 and changed again to the original title in January 1906.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Proof sheet
date made
1885
1896
Place Made
United States: California, San Francisco
place made
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Measurements
overall: 34.7 cm x 20.4 cm; 13 11/16 in x 8 1/16 in
ID Number
NNC.297219.00538
accession number
297219
catalog number
NU*297219.00538
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