1 Dollar, Legal Tender Note, United States, 1917

1 Dollar, Legal Tender Note, United States, 1917

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One (1) dollar note
United States, 1917
Obverse Image: At left, a depiction of Christopher Columbus in sight of land. Bust of George Washington in center.
Obverse Text: THIS NOTE IS A LEGAL TENDER FOR ONE DOLLAR / T4343809A / 1 / THE UNITED STATES WILL PAY TO BEARER ONE DOLLAR / WASHINGTON, D.C. / REGISTER OF THE TREASURY / TREASURER OF THE UNITED STATES / UNITED STATES NOTE / A / SERIES OF 1917 / ENGRAVED & PRINTED AT THE BUREAU, ENGRAVING & PRINTING / ACT OF MARCH 3RD 1863.
Reverse Image: "Sawhorse reverse" - two lines crossed to form an 'X' over an ornate design.
Reverse Text: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / 1 / ONE DOLLAR / SERIES OF 1917 / 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 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 YEAR IMPRISONMENT AT HARD LABOR OR BOTH. / PRINTED AT THE BUREAU OF ENGRAVING AND PRINTING
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
note
date made
1917
depicted
Washington, George
maker
Bureau of Engraving and Printing
place made
United States
Associated Place
United States
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 8 cm x 18.9 cm x.01 cm; 3 5/32 in x 7 7/16 in x in
ID Number
NU.78.5.121
catalog number
78.5.121
accession number
1978.0941
serial number
T4343809A
Credit Line
U. S. Department of the Treasury
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