100 Dollars, Legal Tender Note, United States, 1875

100 Dollars, Legal Tender Note, United States, 1875

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One (1) 100 dollar note
United States, 1875
Obverse Image: Portrait of Abraham Lincoln at left. At right, an allegory representing Architecture, picturing a woman and a child.
Obverse Text: ONE HUNDRED / 100 / C / THIS NOTE IS A LEGAL TENDER FOR ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS / SERIES OF 1875 / A18078 / B1 / B / THE UNITED STATES WILL PAY TO BEARER ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS / WASHINGTON, D. C. / THESAUR / AMER / SEPTENT / SIGIL / REGISTER OF THE TREASURY / TREASURER OF THE UNITED STATES / UNITED STATES NOTE / ACT OF MARCH 3D. 1863 / ENGRAVED & PRINTED AT THE BUREAU, ENGRAVING & PRINTING.
Reverse Image: Geometric patterns.
Reverse Text: ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS / 100 / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. / 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 IMPRESS-ION OF IT, OR ANY PAPER MADE IN IMITATION OF THE PAPER ON WHICH IT IS PRINTED IS FELONY AND IS PUNISHABLE BY FIVE THOUSAND ($5,000) DOLLARS FINE OR FIFTEEN (15) YEARS IMPRISONMENT AT HARD LABOR OR BOTH. / COLUMBIAN BANK NOTE CO. / WASHINGTON, D.C.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
note
date made
1875
depicted
Lincoln, Abraham
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.78.5.209
catalog number
78.5.209
accession number
1978.0941
serial number
A18078
Credit Line
U. S. Department of the Treasury
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Data Source
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