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5 Dollars, Central Bank of Alabama, Montgomery, Alabama, 1855

5 Dollars, Central Bank of Alabama, Montgomery, Alabama, 1855

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 5 dollar note, Central Bank of Alabama
Montgomery, Alabama, 1850s
Obverse Image: A man seated on a barrel, a mechanic with an anvil and an African American man seated on warf with the steamship Montgomery in the background.
Obverse Text: NO. 5884 / THE CENTRAL BANK OF ALABAMA WILL PAY FIVE DOLLARS TO BEARER ON DEMAND / MONTGOMERY / 1ST SEPT 1855 / V
Reverse Image: N/A
Reverse Text: N/A
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
note
obsolete paper money
date made
1855
place made
United States: Alabama, Montgomery
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 8 cm x 18 cm x.01 cm; 3 5/32 in x 7 3/32 in x in
ID Number
NU.NU46192.0025
accession number
170666
serial number
5884
catalog number
NU46192.0025
Credit Line
Huberich, V.
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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