100 Dollars, Compound Interest Treasury Note, United States, 1864

100 Dollars, Compound Interest Treasury Note, United States, 1864

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One (1) 100 dollar note
United States, 1864
Obverse Image: Portrait of George Washington in center. Female figure at left representing The Guardian at left and Justice at right.
Obverse Text: THIS NOTE IS A LEGAL TENDER FOR ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS / ACT OF JUNE 30TH. 1864 / THREE YEARS AFTER DATE / WASHINGTON / THE UNITED STATES WILL PAY THE BEARER WITH INTEREST AT THE RATE OF SIX PER CENT PER ANNUM COMPOUNDED SEMI-ANNUALLY / 100 / COMPOUND INTEREST TREASURY NOTE / ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS / 59535 / REGISTER OF THE TREASURY / TREASURER OF THE UNITED STATES / D / DEC/. 15, 1864. / TREASURY DEPARTMENT
Reverse Image: Geometric designs in green ink.
Reverse Text: 100 / U.S. / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / BY ACT OF CONGRESS THIS NOTE IS A LEGAL TENDER FOR ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS BUT BEARS INTEREST AT SIX PER CENT COMPOUNDED EVERY SIX MONTHS THOUGH PAYABLE ONLY AT MATURITY, AS FOLLOWS: 6 MONTHS / INTEREST / 3.00 / NOTE WORTH 103.00 / ONE YEAR " 6.09 " " 106.09 / 18 MONTHS " 9.27 " " 109.27 / TWO YEARS " 12.55 " " 112.55 / 30 MONTHS " 15.9.3 " " 115.93 / THREE YEARS " 19.40 " " 119.40 / THIS SUM $119.40 WILL BE PAID THE HOLDER FOR PRINCIPAL AND INTEREST AT MATURITY OF NOTE THREE YEARS FROM DATE.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
note
date made
1864
depicted
Washington, George
maker
Bureau of Engraving and Printing
place made
United States
Associated Place
United States
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 9.8 cm x 19 cm x.01 cm; 3 27/32 in x 7 15/32 in x in
ID Number
NU.78.5.008
catalog number
78.5.008
accession number
1978.0941
serial number
59535
Credit Line
U.S. Department of the Treasury
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Data Source
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