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2 Dollars, Legal Tender Note, United States, 1862

2 Dollars, Legal Tender Note, United States, 1862

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 2 dollar note
United States, 1862
Obverse Image: Bust of Alexander Hamilton facing right.
Obverse Text: NATIONAL BANK NOTE CO. N.Y. / 2 / ACT OF JULY 11TH 1862. / 64998 / THE UNITED STATES WILL PAY THE BEARER TWO DOLLARS AT THE TREASURY IN NEW YORK / WASHINGTON / AUGUST 1ST. 1862. / PATENTED APRIL 23RD. 1860. / NATIONAL BANK NOTE COMPANY / SERIES 130
Reverse Image: Geometric designs around center text.
Reverse Text: 2 / THIS NOTE IS A LEGAL TENDER FOR ALL DEBTS PUBLIC AND PRIVATE EXCEPT DUTIES ON IMPORTS AND INTEREST ON THE PUBLIC DEBT; AND IS RECEIVABLE IN PAYMENT OF ALL LOANS MADE TO THE UNITED STATES
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Legal Tender
note
Date made
1862
maker
National Bank Note Company
place made
United States
associated place
United States
Physical Description
red (overall color)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 8 cm x 19.2 cm x.01 cm; 3 5/32 in x 7 9/16 in x in
ID Number
NU.79.112.CM0016
accession number
1979.1263
1979.1263
catalog number
79.112.CM0016
serial number
64998
collector/donor number
CM0016
Credit Line
The Chase Manhattan Bank, N.A.
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Data Source
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