5 Dollars, Federal Reserve Note, Hawaii, United States, 1934

5 Dollars, Federal Reserve Note, Hawaii, United States, 1934

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 5 dollar note
Hawaii, United States, 1934
Obverse Image: Portrait of Abraham Lincoln.
Obverse Text: FEDERAL RESERVE NOTE / THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / SERIES OF 1934 / THIS NOTE IS LEGAL TENDER FOR ALL DEBTS, PUBLIC AND PRIVATE, AND IS REDEEMABLE IN LAWFUL MONEY AT THE UNITED STATES TREASURY, OR AT ANY FEDERAL RESERVE BANK. / B / 12 / HAWAII / FIVE / L12629540A / LINCOLN / WASHINGTON, D.C. / TREASURER OF THE UNITED STATES / SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY / WILL PAY TO THE BEARER ON DEMAND FIVE DOLLARS / 5 / THE FEDERAL RESERVE BANK OF SAN FRANCISCO CALIFORNIA
Reverse Image: The Lincoln Memorial.
Reverse Text: HAWAII (stamped on with black ink) / THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / 5 / FIVE / FIVE DOLLARS / LINCOLN MEMORIAL
Description
Emergency currencies have often been issued during wartime. After the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor in 1941, the U.S. withdrew its regular notes from Hawaii and issued notes printed with the island’s name to protect the national currency in case Hawaii fell to Japanese invasion.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
note
date made
1934
place made
United States
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 6.8 cm x 15.4 cm x.01 cm; 2 11/16 in x 6 1/16 in x in
ID Number
NU.NU69477
accession number
245785
catalog number
NU69477
serial number
L12629540A
Credit Line
F. C. C. Boyd
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Data Source
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