20 Dollars, United States, 1934

20 Dollars, United States, 1934

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 20 dollar note
United States, 1934
Obverse Image: Portrait of Andrew Jackson.
Obverse Text: 20 / FEDERAL RESERVE NOTE / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA WILL PAY TO THE BEARER ON DEMAND TWENTY DOLLARS / FEDERAL RESERVE BANK OF SAN FRANCISCO CALIFORNIA / THIS NOTE IS LEGAL TENDER FOR ALL DEBTS PUBLIC AND PRIVATE, AND IS REDEEMABLE IN LAWFUL MONEY AT THE UNITED STATES TREASURY OR AT ANY FEDERAL RESERVE BANK / L77867361A / C / 12 / HAWAII / SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY / TREASURER OF THE UNITED STATES / JACKSON
Reverse Image: The White House.
Reverse Text: 20 / THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / WHITE HOUSE / TWENTY DOLLARS / HAWAII
Description
Emergency currencies have often been issued during wartime. After the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor in 1941, the U.S. withdrew its regular notes from Hawaii and issued notes printed with the island’s name to protect the national currency in case Hawaii fell to Japanese invasion.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
note
date made
1934
depicted
Jackson, Andrew
maker
Bureau of Engraving and Printing
place made
United States
Associated Place
United States: Hawaii
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 6.6 cm x 15.6 cm x in; 2 19/32 in x 6 5/32 in x.0254 cm
ID Number
NU.78.5.683
catalog number
78.5.683
accession number
1978.0941
serial number
L77867361A
Credit Line
U. S. Department of the Treasury
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Data Source
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