2 Dollars, Legal Tender Note, United States, 1917

2 Dollars, Legal Tender Note, United States, 1917

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One (1) 2 dollar note
United States, 1917
Obverse Image: Portrait of Thomas Jefferson at left. US Capitol building in center.
Obverse Text: THIS NOTE IS A LEGAL TENDER FOR TWO DOLLARS / ENGRAVED AND PRINTED AT THE BUREAU, ENGRAVING AND PRINTING. / SERIES OF 1917 / D23540241A / THE UNITED STATES WILL PAY TO BEARER TWO DOLLARS / WASHINGTON, D.C. / A / 2 / A504 / JEFFERSON. / ACT OF MARCH 3D. 1863. / REGISTER OF THE TREASURY / TREASURER OF THE UNITED STATES / THESAUR / AMER / SEPTENT / SIGIL / US / UNITED STATES NOTE
Reverse Image: "Bracelet Reverse."
Reverse Text: TWO / 2 / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / SERIES OF 1917 / PRINTED AT THE BUREAU OF ENGRAVING & PRINTING. / 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 YEARS IMPRISONMENT AT HARD LABOR, OR BOTH.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
note
date made
1917
depicted
Jefferson, Thomas
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.78.5.133
catalog number
78.5.133
accession number
1978.0941
serial number
D23540241A
Credit Line
U. S. Department of the Treasury
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