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1 Dollar, Legal Tender Note, United States, 1869

1 Dollar, Legal Tender Note, United States, 1869

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One (1) dollar note
United States, 1869
Obverse Image: Bust of George Washington in center. At top left, Christopher Columbus and men in sight of land.
Obverse Text: ACT OF MARCH 3RD. 1863. / THIS NOTE IS A LEGAL TENDER FOR ONE DOLLAR / SERIES OF 1869 / V7054959 / ONE / 1 / THE UNITED STATES WILL PAY TO BEARER ONE DOLLAR / WASHINGTON / TREASURY NOTE / ENGRAVED AND PRINTED AT THE TREASURY DEPARTMENT. / C 67
Reverse Image: Geometric deisgn around text.
Reverse Text: ONE / UNITED STATES / LEGAL TENDER / ONE DOLLAR / 1 / THIS NOTE IS A LEGAL TENDER AT ITS FACE VALUE FOR ALL DEBTS PUBLIC AND PRIVATE, EXCEPT DUTIES ON IMPORTS AND INTEREST ON THE 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 $5,000 FINE, OR 15 YEARS IMPRISONMENT AT HARD LABOR OR BOTH. / NATIONAL BANK NOTE CO. N.Y.
General Information: These notes are often termed Legal Tender Notes, and they were named United States Notes by the First Legal Tender Act.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Legal Tender
note
date made
1869
maker
Bureau of Engraving and Printing
place made
United States
associated place
United States
Physical Description
red (overall color)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 7.9 cm x 18.6 cm x.01 cm; 3 1/8 in x 7 5/16 in x in
ID Number
NU.79.112.CM0006
accession number
1979.1263
1979.1263
catalog number
79.112.CM0006
serial number
V7054959
collector/donor number
CM0006
Credit Line
The Chase Manhattan Bank, N.A.
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Data Source
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