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Proof sheet for $20-20-20-20 of the First National Bank of Lyons, Iowa, 1874

Proof sheet for $20-20-20-20 of the First National Bank of Lyons, Iowa, 1874

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Description
The $20 note features an image of the Battle of Lexington on the left and Liberty marching with a flag on the right. The bank was chartered in 1863. It was reorganized as Charter 2733 on June 15, 1882. It retook its earlier charter number 66 on August 8, 1911. The bank changed its title to FNB of Lyons at Clinton on June 6, 1922. The bank liquidated October 7, 1930. There are six large size notes known among collectors for the first title and three large size notes for the second title.
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Currently not on view
Object Name
Proof sheet
date made
1874
maker
Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Place Made
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
place made
United States: Iowa
Measurements
overall: 33.9 cm x 20 cm; 13 3/8 in x 7 7/8 in
ID Number
NNC.297219.00557
accession number
297219
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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