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Title: US $ 3.00
Date: 19th century
Object Name: paper money
Classification: North American
Culture(s):
American
Mint: North America, United States, Cincinnati
Technique: printed
Medium: paper
Dimensions: Overall: 6.8 x 17 cm (2 11/16 x 6 11/16 in.)
Subject/Image: Obverse: Vignette: two men rolling barrel towards barge with barrels. Steamboat in background
Inscription: Obverse: No. - A - after date We promise to pay James Monroe or bearer THREE Dollars at - Cincinnati - 18- - Cashr. - Murray Draper Fairman & Co. POST NOTE THREE THREE (in script)
Description: Vignette: two men rolling barrel towards barge with barrels. Steamboat in background, houses on other bank of river. 3 in ornate oval medallions left and right of vignette. Inscription below. POST NOTE upwards in ornate left margin. THREE downwards in right ornate margin. Printer's name below inscription. Unsigned, unnumbered and undated.
Accession Number: NG.1979.5.25