10 Dollars, Bank of Chester Valley, Coatesville, Pennsylvania, 1860

10 Dollars, Bank of Chester Valley, Coatesville, Pennsylvania, 1860

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Description
The Bank of Chester Valley produced this bank note in 1860 in Coatesville, Pennsylvania. The center of the note features an engraving of the inside of the Brandywine Ironworks and Nail Factory, which was owned and managed by Rebecca Lukens (1794-1854). Lukens was known during her time for being the only woman in the United States to own and operate an iron mill. William Penn is also on the note, on the right. Ceres, the goddess of agriculture, is on the left.
Object Name
note
date made
1860
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Coatesville
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 7.5 cm x 17.8 cm x.01 cm; 2 15/16 in x 7 in x in
ID Number
2019.0332.1
accession number
2019.0332
catalog number
2019.0332.1
serial number
4231
Credit Line
Jeff Garrett
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Exhibition
American Enterprise
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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