Columbia, Richland County, South Carolina, United States, North and Central America
September 7, 1853
Exchange Bank of South Carolina five dollar note featuring a central image of a woman sitting next to a Grecian bust surrounded by flowers and shields. Above the illustration is the text that reads, [THE EXCHANGE BANK OF / COLUMBIA]. The text continues on either side of the illustration, [WILL / PAY / FIVE / DOLLARS / To Bearer / on demand. / Columbia / Dec. 18, 1853 / SOUTH / CAROLINA]. At the bottom are two signatures, on the left, [Pa V Scott Cashr.] and on the right, [Jas V. Lyles Prest.] Underneath Lyles' signature is the name of the printers, [Toppan, Carpenter, Casilear & Co. Phila & New York]. On the top right in an oval is a portrait of Franklin Harper Elmore. In the bottom left corner and top right corner are heavily designed circles with the number  in the center. At the bottom right is a portrait of an unknown woman. Surrounding the entire note is a border of the word [FIVE]. The back is blank except for the handwritten inscription, [GJ / 103 [underlined]].