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Title: US $ 3.00
Date: 1861-11-20
Object Name: paper money
Classification: North American
Issuing Authorities:
Merchants' Bank, Trenton, New Jersey
Mint: North America, United States, Trenton
Technique: printed
Medium: paper
Dimensions: Overall: 7.6 x 18.4 cm (3 x 7 1/4 in.)
Subject/Image: Obverse: Three children looking at open book. Left vignette: female bust right. Right vignette: Male bust left
Subject/Image: Reverse: Blank
Inscription: Obverse: 2066 A
Description: Central vignette of boy seated at table on which an open book; he points with right at text and lifts left hand. In center girl leaning towards boy and holding closed book in her lowered left. Child left with left hand on table and resting chin on right. Lower left vignette of bust of young woman with band in hair. Lower right vignette of male bust left wearing high collar. Turquoise margins on which below "PATENTED APRIL 21ST 1860" "NATIONAL BANK NOTE COMPANY" between which small vignette of fruit. Note has date and serial number but is unsigned.
Accession Number: NG.1979.5.9