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2 Dollars, National Bank Note, United States, 1877

Catalog Data

Issuing bank:
Importers and Traders National Bank of New York  Search this
Maker:
Bureau of Engraving and Printing  Search this
National Bank Note Company  Search this
Physical Description:
red (overall color)
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 7.6 cm x 17.9 cm x .01 cm; 3 in x 7 1/16 in x in
Object Name:
Bank Note
note
Place made:
United States
Place issued:
United States: New York, New York City
Date made:
1877
Description (Brief):
One (1) 2 dollar note
United States, 1877
Obverse Image: Woman holding a flag at left. The number 2 is laid sideways at right.
Obverse Text: NATIONAL CURRENCY / PRINTED AT THE BUREAU , ENGRAVING & PRINTING, TREASURY DEPT. / A / 11979 / 2 / THIS NOTE IS SECURED BY BONDS OF THE UNITED STATES DEPOSITED WITH THE U.S. TREASURER AT WASHINGTON. / ON DEMAND THE IMPORTERS AND TRADERS NATIONAL BANK OF NEW YORK WILL PAY TO BEARER TWO DOLLARS / NEW YORK / NATIONAL BANK NOTE CO. NEW YORK / NEW YORK, N.Y. / APRIL 10TH 1877. / 1231 / SERIES 1875 / A576863
Reverse Image: Sir Walter Raleigh exhibiting corn and smoking tobacco from America.
Reverse Text: NATIONAL CURRENCY / TWO DOLLARS / SIR WALTER RALEIGH 1585 / NEW YORK / U.S. NATIONAL BANK NOTE CO. N.Y. / THIS NOTE IS RECEIVABLE AT PAR IN ALL PARTS OF THE UNITED STATES IN PAYMENT OF ALL TAXES & EXCISES AND ALL OTHER DUES TO THE UNITED STATES EXCEPT DUTIES ON IMPORTS AND ALSO FOR ALL SALARIES AND OTHER DEBTS & DEMANDS OWING BY THE UNITED STATES TO INDIVIDUALS CORPORATIONS & ASSOCIATIONS WITHIN THE UNITED STATES EXCEPT INTEREST ON 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 $1,000 FINE OR FIFTEEN YEARS IMPRISONMENT AT HARD LABOR OR BOTH.
General Information: Also known as the "lazy deuce" note. National Bank Note. First charter period. Charter number 1231.
Location:
Currently not on view
Credit Line:
Chase Manhattan
ID Number:
NU.79.112.CM05162
Nonaccession number:
19791263
Accession number:
1979.1263
Catalog number:
79.112.CM05162
Serial number:
A576863
11979
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
National Bank Notes
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-0dfb-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_983936