10 Dollars, Legal Tender Note, United States, 1869

10 Dollars, Legal Tender Note, United States, 1869

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One (1) 10 dollar note
United States, 1869
Obverse Image: Bust of Daniel Webster at left. At right, Pocahontas being presented to England's royal court.
Obverse Text: THIS NOTE IS A LEGAL TENDER FOR TEN DOLLARS / SERIES OF 1869 / BUREAU, ENGRAVING & PRINTING. / TEN / X / 10 / THE UNITED STATES WILL PAY THE BEARER TEN DOLLARS / WASHINGTON / REGISTER OF THE TREASURY / TREASURER OF THE UNITED STATES / TREASURY NOTE / PATENTED JULY 24TH 1866 / H5719007* / THESAUR / AMER * SEPTENT * SIGIL / ACT OF MARCH 3RD 1863.
Reverse Image: Geometric patterns.
Reverse Text: TEN / 10 / NATIONAL BANK NOTE COMPANY, NEW YORK / 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 POSSESSION ANY FALSE OR COUNTERFEIT PLATE OR ANY IMPRESSION OF IT OR ANY PAPER MADE IN IMITATION OF THE PAPER ON WHICH IT IS PRINTED, IS FELONY AND IS PUNISHABLE BY $5,000 FINE, OR 15 YEARS IMPRISONMENT AT HARD LABOR OR BOTH.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
note
date made
1869
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.78.5.036
catalog number
78.5.036
accession number
1978.0941
serial number
H5719007*
Credit Line
U.S. Department of the Treasury
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Data Source
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