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5 Cents, Liberia, 1837

5 Cents, Liberia, 1837

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 5 cent note
Liberia, 1837
Obverse Image: Plant bundle.
Obverse Text: MARYLAND STATE COLONIZATION SOCIETY. / BALTIMORE, NOVEM. 1837. / THIS NOTE WILL BE RECEIVED FOR FIVE CENTS AT THE GOVERNMENT STORE, IN HARPER, MARYLAND IN LIBERIA, AFRICA, IN PAYMENT FOR GOODS. / GOVERNOR OF MD. IN LIBERIA. / PRES'T MD. STATE COL. SOCIETY. / 5
Reverse Image: N/A
Reverse Text: N/A
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
note
date made
1837
place used
Liberia
place made
United States: Maryland, Baltimore
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 7.1 cm x 16.9 cm x.01 cm; 2 25/32 in x 6 21/32 in x in
ID Number
NU.79.112.CM01134.1
catalog number
79.112.CM01134.1
accession number
1979.1263
collector/donor number
CM01134
Credit Line
Chase Manhattan Bank
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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