The museum is open Fridays through Tuesdays 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free timed-entry passes are required. Review our latest visitor safety guidelines.

7 Dollars, Food Coupons, United States, 1980

7 Dollars, Food Coupons, United States, 1980

<< >>
Usage conditions apply
Downloads
Description (Brief)
One (1) 7 dollar food coupon booklet
United States, 1982
Obverse Image: Left side Liberty Bell surrounded by thirteen stars, top two purple stripes, top right "United States Department of Agriculture" seal [circle with an image of wheat and star, ribbons with text]. purple printed on cream paper.
Obverse Text: B04156779H / U.S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE / FOOD COUPONS / VALUE $7.00 / THIS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY PROGRAM. IF YOU BELIEVE THAT YOU HAVE BEEN DISCRIMINATED AGAINST BY THE FOOD STAMP PROGRAM BECAUSE OF RACE, COLOR, NATIONAL ORIGIN, SEX OR HANDICAP, WRITE IMMEDIATELY TO THE SECRETARY OF AGRICULTURE, WASHINGTON, D.C. 20250.
Inside Illustration: First 2 pages in brown ink with image of the signing of the Declaration of Independence. The third page is a portrait of Jefferson in blue ink. The back of each coupon is blank.
Reverse Image: Purple ink printed on light blue paper.
Reverse Text: USDA FOOD STAMPS HELP YOU BUY MORE NUTRITIOUS FOODS / MAKE THE MOST OF YOUR FOOD STAMPS. / TIPS FOR BUYING VEGETABLES AND FRUITS: - FRESH FRUITS AND VEGETABLES IN SEASON ARE HIGH IN QUALITY AND OFTEN LOWER IN PRICE. / - PIECES OR CUT-UP CANNED FRUITS AND VEGETABLES COST LESS THAN WHOLE AND FANCY CANNED FRUITS AND VEGETABLES. / - FROZEN VEGETABLES FROM LARGE PLASTIC BAGS USUALLY COST LESS PER SERVING THAN THOSE FROM SMALL PACKAGES. / - LOOK FOR SPECIALS ON CANNED FRUITS AND VEGETABLES YOUR FAMILY LIKES. STOCK UP ON SPECIALS IF YOU CAN STORE THEM PROPERLY / - FRUITS AND VEGETABLES ARE HIGH IN VITAMINS AND MINERALS, ESPECIALLY VITAMINS A AND C. / WRITE FOOD STAMP, FNP, FNS , USDA , WASHINGTON, D.C. 20250 / FOR INFORMATION ON NUTRITION, MENU PLANNING, FOOD BUYING AND RECIPES.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
booklet
date made
1982
maker
U.S. Bank Note Company
place made
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 6.35 cm x 14.6 cm x.01 cm; 2 1/2 in x 5 3/4 in x in
ID Number
2010.0019.025
catalog number
2010.0019.025
accession number
2010.0019
serial number
B04156779H
Credit Line
U.S. Department of Agriculture
See more items in
Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Coins, Currency and Medals
Data Source
National Museum of American History
Nominate this object for photography.   

Our collection database is a work in progress. We may update this record based on further research and review. Learn more about our approach to sharing our collection online.

If you would like to know how you can use content on this page, see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use. If you need to request an image for publication or other use, please visit Rights and Reproductions.

Comments

Add a comment about this object