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1 Leone, Sierra Leone, 1964

1 Leone, Sierra Leone, 1964

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Description (Brief)
One (1) leone note, specimen
Sierra Leone, 1964
Obverse Image: Tree and court building at left.
Obverse Text: 1 / BANK OF SIERRA LEONE PROMISE TO PAY ON DEMAND THE SUM OF ONE LEONE / A/I 000000 / GOVERNOR / DEPUTY GOVERNOR / DIRECTORS / THOMAS DE LA RUE & COMPANY, LIMITED. / SPECIMEN
Reverse Image: Diamond mining scene.
Reverse Text: 1 / BANK OF SIERRA LEONE / ONE LEONE / UNITY FREEDOM JUSTICE / SPECIMEN
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
note
date made
1964
place used
Sierra Leone
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 7.1 cm x 14.7 cm x.01 cm; 2 25/32 in x 5 25/32 in x in
ID Number
NU.79.112.CM01184A.1
catalog number
79.112.CM01184A.1
accession number
1979.1263
collector/donor number
CM01184A
serial number
000000
Credit Line
Chase Manhattan Bank
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West African Currency
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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