5 Dollars, Proof, National Bank Note, United States, 1875

5 Dollars, Proof, National Bank Note, United States, 1875

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One (1) 5 dollar note, proof
United States, 1875
Obverse Image: N/A
Obverse Text: N/A
Reverse Image: The landing of Columbus in the center with Liberty and Justice to the left and a heradlic eagle to the right.
Reverse Text: FIVE / NATIONAL CURRENCY / LANDING OF COLUMBUS 1492 / US / 5 / THIS NOTE IS RECEIVABLE AT PAR IN ALL PARTS OF THE UNITED STATES IN PAYMENT OF ALL TAXES AND EXCISES AND ALL OTHER DUES TO THE UNITED STATES EXCEPT DUTIES ON IMPORTS AND ALSO FOR ALL SALARIES AND OTHER DEBTS AND DEMANDS OWING BY THE UNITED STATES TO INDIVIDUALS CORPORATIONS & ASSOCIATIONS WITHIN THE UNITED STATES EXCEPT INTEREST ON PUBLIC DEBT / EVERY PERSON MAKING OR ENGRAVING OR AIDING TO MAKE OR ENGRAVE, OR PASSING OR ATTEMPTING TO PASS ANY IMITATION OR ALTERATION OF THIS NOTE AND EVERY PERSON HAVING IN POSSESSION A PLATE OF IMPRESSION MADE IN IMITATION OF IT OR ANY PAPER MADE IN IMITATION OF THAT ON WHICH THIS NOTE IS PRINTED IS BY ACT OF CONGRESS APPROVED JUNE 3D. 1864 GUILTY OF FELONY AND SUBJECT TO A FINE NOT EXCEEDING ONE THOUSAND DOLLARS, OR IMPRISONMENT NOT EXCEEDING FIFTEEN YEARS OR BOTH.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
note
date made
1875
maker
Bureau of Engraving and Printing
place made
United States
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 8 cm x 18.3 cm x.01 cm; 3 5/32 in x 7 7/32 in x in
ID Number
NU.4147.02
accession number
19556
catalog number
4147.02
Credit Line
The United States Bureau of Engraving and Printing
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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