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Title: US $ 3.00
Date: 19th century
Object Name: paper money
Classification: North American
Issuing Authorities:
South Carolina Railroad, Charleston
Culture(s):
American
Mint: North America, United States, Charleston
Technique: printed
Medium: paper
Dimensions: Overall: 7.8 x 18.8 cm (3 1/16 x 7 3/8 in.)
Subject/Image: Obverse: Steam train and wagon on docks with sailing ship and steamboat. Female figure seated holding caduceus, sickle and grain.
Subject/Image: Reverse: Blank
Inscription: Obverse: 5267 A Office of the South Carolina Rail Road
Description: Central vignette: Dockyard scene with steam train right, wagon drawn by horse left, bales and barrels on ground, sailing ships on river with steamboat left. Left vignette: female figure seated left holding caduceus in raised left and sickle in lowered right. She leans left elbow on sheaf of grain. To right of this vignette an orange shield? THREE in red below central vignette. 3 within medallions left and right of central vignette. Serial number 5267 stamped in red. Unsigned and undated.
Accession Number: NG.1979.5.35