20 Dollars, National Bank Note, United States, 1891

20 Dollars, National Bank Note, United States, 1891

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One (1) 20 dollar note
United States, 1891
Obverse Image: The Battle of Lexington at left. Columbia carrying a flag and leading a procession at right.
Obverse Text: NATIONAL CURRENCY. / 20 / XX / TWENTY / THIS NOTE IS SECURED BY BONDS OF THE UNITED STATES DEPOSITED WITH THE U.S. TREASURER AT WASHINGTON. / REGISTER OF THE TREASURY / TREASURER OF THE UNITED STATES / CHARLOTTE, N.C. JAN 18, 1891. / THE MERCHANTS AND FARMERS NATIONAL BANK OF CHARLOTTE WILL PAY TWENTY DOLLARS TO BEARER ON DEMAND. / NORTH CAROLINA / CASHR. / PRES'T. / BUREAU OF ENGRAVING & PRINTING TREASY. DEPT. / B574592B / S 1781 / 7828 / SERIES 1882
Reverse Image: Charter number in center surrounded by a design. Coat of arms of North Carolina at left, eagle at right.
Reverse Text: 20 / NATIONAL CURRENCY / 1781 / THIS NOTE IS RECEIVABLE AT PAR IN ALL PARTS OF THE UNITED STATES IN PAYMENT OF ALL TAXES AND EXCISES AND ALL OTHER DUES TO THE UNITED STATES EXCEPT DUTIES ON IMPORTS AND ALSO FOR ALL SALARIES AND OTHER DEBTS AND DEMANDS OWING BY THE UNITED STATES TO INDIVIDUALS CORPORATIONS & ASSOCIATIONS WITHIN THE UNITED STATES EXCEPT INTEREST ON 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 $1,000 FINE OR 15 YEARS IMPRISONMENT AT HARD LABOR OR BOTH. / NORTH CAROLINA
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
note
date made
1891
issuing bank
Merchants and Farmers National Bank of Charlotte
maker
Bureau of Engraving and Printing
place made
United States
place issued
United States: North Carolina, Charlotte
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 8 cm x 18.4 cm x.01 cm; 3 5/32 in x 7 1/4 in x in
ID Number
NU.78.5.317
catalog number
78.5.317
accession number
1978.0941
serial number
B574592B
Credit Line
U. S. Department of the Treasury
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