20 Dollars, National Bank Note, United States, 1885

20 Dollars, National Bank Note, United States, 1885

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One (1) 20 dollar note
United States, 1885
Obverse Image: Charter number in center surrounded by a design. Coat of arms of New York at left, eagle 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 / NEW YORK, N.Y. JULY 6, 1885. / THE NATIONAL CITY BANK OF NEW YORK WILL PAY TWENTY DOLLARS TO BEARER ON DEMAND. / NEW YORK / CASHR. / PRES'T. / BUREAU OF ENGRAVING & PRINTING TREASY. DEPT. / W922984 / 1461 / 96428 / SERIES 1882
Reverse Image: Charter number in center surrounded by a design. Coat of arms of New York at left, eagle at right.
Reverse Text: 20 / NATIONAL CURRENCY / 1461 / 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. / NEW YORK
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Currently not on view
Object Name
note
date made
1885
issuing bank
National City Bank of New York
maker
Bureau of Engraving and Printing
place made
United States
place issued
United States: New York, New York City
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 8.1 cm x 18.4 cm x.01 cm; 3 3/16 in x 7 1/4 in x in
ID Number
NU.78.5.773
catalog number
78.5.773
accession number
1978.0941
serial number
W922984
Credit Line
U. S. Department of the Treasury
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