2 Dollars, Treasury Note, United States, 1890

2 Dollars, Treasury Note, United States, 1890

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 2 dollar note
United States, 1890
Obverse Image: Bust of General James McPherson.
Obverse Text: TWO / TREASURY NOTE / A806927* / 2 / THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA WILL PAY TO BEARER TWO DOLLARS IN COIN. / C 1 / SERIES OF 1890 / WASHINGTON, D.C. / THESAUR * AMER * SEPTENT * SIGIL. / REGISTER OF THE TREASURY / TREASURER OF THE UNITED STATES / LEGAL TENDER ACT OF JULY 14, 1890. / BUREAU, ENGRAVING & PRINTING. / MCPHERSON
Reverse Image: Ornate designs in green ink.
Reverse Text: 2 / TWO DOLLARS / THIS NOTE IS A LEGAL TENDER AT ITS FACE VALUE IN PAYMENT OF ALL DEBTS, PUBLIC AND PRIVATE, EXCEPT WHEN OTHERWISE EXPRESSLY STIPULATED IN THE CONTRACT. / BUREAU, ENGRAVING & PRINTING.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
note
date made
1890
depicted
McPherson, James Birdseye
maker
Bureau of Engraving and Printing
place made
United States
Associated Place
United States
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 7.9 cm x 19 cm x.01 cm; 3 1/8 in x 7 15/32 in x in
ID Number
NU.78.5.024
catalog number
78.5.024
accession number
1978.0941
serial number
A806927*
Credit Line
U.S. Department of the Treasury
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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