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D.B. Dorman fractional currency notes

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Description Paper sheet with three bank notes from D.B. Dorman of St. Anthony, Minnesota, pasted to it. Face value of each note, from top to bottom: $0.15, $0.25, $0.10. Each bill reads, in part, "D. B. DORMAN, Banker, / Pay the Bearer on Demand, / [amount] CENTS / In Currency when presented in sums of One Dollar. / St. Anthony, Sept. 30, 1862." Each bill is stamped "Accepted" and signed "D B Dorman". A caption below the notes is typed: "Specimen of fractional currency "Script", issued by merchants after the disappearance of silver coins and before the government fractional currency came into circulation--1862."
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 8 1/2 inches width
8 3/4 inches height
Nomenclature Paper money
Creation Issued by: Dorman Bank
Made in Saint Anthony, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Dorman, D. B.
Used in Saint Anthony, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
Made in Saint Anthony, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
Numismatics & Philatelics. Currency
Dates Creation: 09/30/1862 Date notes issued
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 6247.3
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