5,000 Dollars, Federal Reserve Note, United States, 1928

5,000 Dollars, Federal Reserve Note, United States, 1928

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One (1) 5,000 dollar note
United States, 1928
Obverse Image: Portrait of James Madison.
Obverse Text: 5000 / FEDERAL RESERVE NOTE / THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA WILL PAY TO THE BEARER ON DEMAND FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS / REDEEMABLE IN GOLD ON DEMAND AT THE UNITED STATES TREASURY, OR IN GOLD OR LAWFUL MONEY AT ANY FEDERAL RESERVE BANK. / SERIES OF 1928 / E00000654A / L 1 / 5 / THE FEDERAL RESERVE BANK OF RICHMOND VIRGINIA / TREASURER OF THE UNITED STATES / SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY / MADISON / WASHINGTON, D.C
Reverse Image: Decorative border.
Reverse Text: 5000 / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS
Description
James Madison was the fourth U.S. president and is often referred to as the “Father of the Constitution” because of his role in writing America’s founding documents. His portrait has been featured on the 5,000 dollar denominations of multiple series of U.S. notes.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
note
date made
1928
depicted
Madison, James
maker
Bureau of Engraving and Printing
place made
United States
Associated Place
United States: Virginia, Richmond
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 6.65 cm x 15.6 cm x.01 cm; 2 5/8 in x 6 5/32 in x in
ID Number
NU.78.5.731
accession number
1978.0941
catalog number
78.5.731
serial number
E00000654A
Credit Line
The United States Department of the Treasury
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Data Source
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