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10 Dollars, United States, 1995

10 Dollars, United States, 1995

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Description
This is a specimen sample of a 10-dollar food coupon from 1995. Food coupons, colloquially known as food stamps, is a program administered by the Department of Agriculture to help alleviate hunger and improve food distribution in the United States. The coupons are high-quality intaglio engraved one-sided notes printed on watermarked currency paper. They are slightly smaller in size than U. S. currency.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coupon
food coupon
date made
1995
place made
United States
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 2 1/2 in x 5 3/4 in; 6.35 cm x 14.605 cm
ID Number
1997.0335.06
catalog number
1997.0335.06
accession number
1997.0335
Credit Line
U.S. Department of Agriculture. Food and Consumer Service
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Work
Sweatshops
El Monte
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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