2 Dollars, Legal Tender Note, United States, 1880

2 Dollars, Legal Tender Note, United States, 1880

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 2 dollar note
United States, 1880
Obverse Image: Bust of Thomas Jefferson at left.
Obverse Text: THIS NOTE IS A LEGAL TENDER FOR TWO DOLLARS / ENGRAVED AND PRINTED AT THE BUREAU, ENGRAVING & PRINTING. / SERIES OF 1880. / Z4917753 / THE UNITED STATES WILL PAY TO BEARER TWO DOLLARS / ACT OF MARCH 3D. 1863. / JEFFERSON. / UNITED STATES NOTE / WASHINGTON, D.C. / A
Reverse Image: The "bracelet reverse." Ornate designs around text.
Reverse Text: 2 / SERIES OF 1880. / COLUMBIAN BANK NOTE CO. / TWO / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. / WASHINGTON, D.C. / PRINTED AT THE BUREAU, ENGRAVING & PRINTING, TREASURY DEPT. / 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.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Legal Tender
note
Other Terms
Legal Tender; 1880 00 00
date made
1880
maker
Bureau of Engraving and Printing
place made
United States
associated place
United States
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
brown (overall color)
Measurements
overall: 7.9 cm x 18.8 cm x.01 cm; 3 1/8 in x 7 13/32 in x in
ID Number
NU.79.112.CM05133
accession number
1979.1263
collector/donor number
CM05133
catalog number
79.112.CM05133
serial number
Z4917753
Credit Line
The Chase Manhattan Bank, N.A.
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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