5 Dollars, Demand Note, United States, 1861

5 Dollars, Demand Note, United States, 1861

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One (1) 5 dollar note
United States, 1861
Obverse Image: Statue of Freedom at left. Bust of Alexander Hamilton at lower right.
Obverse Text: THE UNITED STATES PROMISE TO PAY TO THE BEARER FIVE DOLLARS ON DEMAND / WASHINGTON / AUG. 10, 1861 / PAYABLE TO THE ASSISTANT TREASURER OF THE UNITED STATES / BOSTON / 5 / ACT OF JULY 17, 1861
Reverse Image: Green ovals containing white "5" create an overall pattern on the back of the bill.
Reverse Text: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / FIVE DOLLARS / 5
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
paper money
note
date made
1861-07-17
associated date
1861
maker
Bureau of Engraving and Printing
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
associated place
United States
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 8.1 cm x 18.8 cm x.01 cm; 3 3/16 in x 7 13/32 in x in
ID Number
NU.73.113.461
accession number
312033
catalog number
73.113.461
serial number
38143
Credit Line
Rowland S. Wilson
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Data Source
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