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5 Dollars, Legal Tender Note, United States, 1869

5 Dollars, Legal Tender Note, United States, 1869

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One (1) 5 dollar note
United States, 1869
Obverse Image: In the bottom left corner, bust of Andrew Jackson. In the center, a pioneer family is depicted.
Obverse Text: FIVE DOLLARS / TREASURY NOTE / BUREAU, ENGRAVING & PRINTING. / SERIES OF 1869 / V / K2755762 / THE UNITED STATES WILL PAY THE BEARER FIVE DOLLARS / WASHINGTON / B / PATENTED JULY 24TH 1866 / REGISTER OF THE TREASURY / TREASURER OF THE UNITED STATES / ACT OF MARCH 3RD 1863. / LEGAL TENDER FOR FIVE DOLLARS
Reverse Image: Geometric patterns.
Reverse Text: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / V / 5 / THIS NOTE IS A LEGAL TENDER AT ITS FACE VALUE FOR ALL DEBTS PUBLIC AND PRIVATE, EXCEPT DUTIES ON IMPORTS AND INTEREST ON THE PUBLIC DEBT. / COUNTERFEITING OR ALTERING THIS NOTE OR PASSING ANY COUNTERFEIT OR ALTERATION OF IT OR HAVING IN POS-SESSION ANY FALSE OR COUNTERFEIT PLATE OR IMPRESSION OF IT, OR ANY PAPER MADE IN IMITATION OF THE PAPER ON WHICH IT IS PRINTED IS FELONY AND PUNISHABLE BY $5,000 FINE OR 15 YEARS IMPRISONMENT AT HARD LABOR OR BOTH. / AMERICAN BANK NOTE COMPANY, NEW YORK.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
note
date made
1869
date patented
1866
maker
Bureau of Engraving and Printing
place made
United States
Associated Place
United States
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 8 cm x 18.6 cm x.01 cm; 3 5/32 in x 7 5/16 in x in
ID Number
NU.78.5.028
catalog number
78.5.028
accession number
1978.0941
serial number
k2755762*
Credit Line
U.S. Department of the Treasury
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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