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20 Dollars, National Bank Note, United States, 1878

Catalog Data

Issuing bank:
Northampton County National Bank of Easton  Search this
Maker:
American Bank Note Company  Search this
Bureau of Engraving and Printing  Search this
Physical Description:
red (overall color)
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 7.8 cm x 18.5 cm x .01 cm; 3 1/16 in x 7 9/32 in x in
Object Name:
Bank Note
note
Place made:
United States
Place issued:
United States: Pennsylvania, Easton
Associated place:
United States: Pennsylvania
Date made:
1878
Description (Brief):
One (1) 20 dollar note
United States, 1878
Obverse Image: At left, scens of the Battle of Lexington. At right, Columbia leading a procession.
Obverse Text: 20 / TWENTY / NATIONAL CURRENCY. / THIS NOTE IS SECURED BY BONDS OF THE UNITED STATES DEPOSITED WITH THE U.S. TRESAURER AT WASHINGTON. / K741878 / 2385 / SERIES 1875. / THE NORTHAMPTON COUNTY NATIONAL BANK OF EASTON WILL PAY TWENTY DOLLARS TO BEARER ON DEMAND. / PENNSYLVANIA. / EASTON, PA. / JUNE 15TH, 1878. / AMERICAN BANK NOTE CO. N.Y. / 7890 / PRINTED AT THE BUREAU, ENGRAVING & PRINTING, U.S. TREASURY DEPT.
Reverse Image: Scene of the baptism of Pocahontas.
Reverse Text: NATIONAL CURRENCY / 20 / BAPTISM OF POCAHONTAS / XX / THIS NOTE IS RECEIVABLE AT PAR IN ALL PARTS OF THE UNITED STATES IN PAYMENT OF ALL TAXES AND EXCISES AND ALL OTHER DUES TO THE UNITED STATES EXCEPT DUTIES ON IMPORTS AND ALSO FOR ALL SALARIES AND OTHER DEBTS AND 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 15 YEARS IMPRISONMENT AT HARD LABOR OR BOTH.
General Information: National Bank Note. First charter period. Charter number 2385.
Location:
Currently not on view
Credit Line:
Chase Manhattan
ID Number:
NU.79.112.CM0144
Catalog number:
79.112.CM0144
Accession number:
1979.1263
Serial number:
K741878
Collector/donor number:
CM0144
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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/ng49ca746b3-ae7e-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_984630