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Banknote from the First National Bank of Red Wing

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Description Bank note issued by the First National Bank of Red Wing. Denomination of five (5) dollars, issued in 1885. Obverse, in black ink: Portrait of President James Garfield within vertical oval at left. At center, reads "THE / FIRST / NATIONAL BANK / OF / RED WING / WILL PAY TO THE BEARER ON DEMAND / FIVE DOLLARS / Red Wing, MINNESOTA, June 28th, 1885." Undersigned by cashier and T. B. Sheldon as bank president. Treasury stamp in brown at lower right. Reverse, in dark red-brown ink: within a vertical oval at left is the Minnesota state seal with state motto "Etoile du /Norde / Minnesota" above an image of a man plowing and Native American man on horse, At right, within a vertical oval is a version of the United States seal; a bald eagle sits atop a horizontal shield. At center, printed in blue ink over a brown design is charter number 1487. Series Number 1882BB.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 3 1/8 inches height
7 1/8 inches width
Nomenclature Paper money
Creation Issued by: Red Wing First National Bank
Signed by: Sheldon, T. B., president
Source: Minnesota Bankers Association
Issued in Red Wing, Goodhue County, Minnesota, United States
Made in Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Subjects Image of: Garfield, James A.
Issued in Red Wing, Goodhue County, Minnesota, United States
Used in Red Wing, Goodhue County, Minnesota, United States
Made in Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Numismatics & Philatelics. Currency
Dates Creation: Exactly 1885
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 1989.235.418
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