2 Dollars, Silver Certificate, United States, 1896

2 Dollars, Silver Certificate, United States, 1896

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One (1) 2 dollar note
United States, 1896
Obverse Image: Allegorical figure of "Science" presenting "Steam" and "Electricity" to "Commerce" and "Manufacture".
Obverser Text: THIS CERTIFIES THAT THERE HAVE BEEN DEPOSITED IN THE TREASURY OF THE UNITED STATES TWO SILVER DOLLARS PAYABLE TO THE BEARER ON DEMAND / SERIES OF 1896 / 2 / 27 / WASHINGTON, D.C. / ACT OF AUG. 4, 1886 / C / SCIENCE PRESENTING STEAM AND ELECTRICITY TO COMMERCE AND MANUFACTURE / BUREAU OF ENGRAVING AND PRINTING
Reverse Image: Portraits of Robert Fulton and Samuel F. B. Morse surrounded by an ornate design.
Reverse Text: 2 / TWO DOLLARS / UNITED STATES / US / SILVER CERTIFICATE / THIS CERTIFICATE IS RECEIVABLE FOR CUSTOMS, TAXES AND ALL PUBLIC DUES, AND WHEN SO RECIEVED MAY BE REISSUED. / BUREAU, ENGRAVING & PRINTING. / FULTON / MORSE
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
note
date made
1896
maker
Bureau of Engraving and Printing
place made
United States
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.78.5.573
accession number
1978.0941
serial number
27
catalog number
78.5.573
Credit Line
U. S. Department of the Treasury
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