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Title: US $ 3.00
Date: 1835-11-10
Object Name: paper money
Classification: North American
Issuing Authorities:
The Franklin Bank, Boston
Culture(s):
American
Mint: North America, United States, Boston
Medium: paper
Dimensions: Overall: 7.4 x 17.3 cm (2 15/16 x 6 13/16 in.)
Subject/Image: Obverse: Benjamin Franklin & George Washington. Infant Mercury,allegorical figures: Agriculture and Justice
Inscription: Obverse: The Presidents Directors & Company of THE FRANKLIN BANK promise to pay THREE DOLLARS to C Reed (in hand written script) or bearer on demand BOSTON Nov 10th 1835 Signed Benjm F Hathorne Cahr.. M. Richardson Prest No 208 Patent Stereotype Steel Plate
Description: Circular portrait medallions of Benjamin Franklin on left and George Washington on right, between which is a vignette of an infant Mercury flying left and presenting a purse to seated female figure right, Industry? behind whom is a spinning wheel. Left border seated female figure probably representing agriculture, the right border seated female figure, Justice, holding scales and sword
Accession Number: NG.1979.5.143