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Title: $ 1.00. Une Piastre
Date: 1833-1840
Object Name: paper money
Classification: North American
Mint: North America, Province of Canada, Montreal
Technique: printed
Medium: paper
Dimensions: Coin: 1.29 g (0.05 oz.) Overall: 17.8 x 7.7 cm (7 x 3 in.)
Subject/Image: Obverse: Standing native male with bow and arrow
Inscription: Obverse: N0. A Banque de la CitT
Description: Four perforation holes at base of note. William IV portrait bust in right column. Native male figure dressed in animal skins standing with bow and arrow shooting right. At feet dead animal. Landscaped scene behind. At base of note figure paddling canoe left.
Accession Number: NG.1979.2.4