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Currency from Mineral Point, Wisconsin
Description Currency issued in Mineral Point, Wisconsin, 1 December, 1839. Denomination of ten (10) dollars. It reads, in part, "The MINERAL POINT Bank Will pay [John Walsh] or Bearer TEN DOLLARS on demand. " Undersigned by the bank's cashier and president. Engraved by Rawdon, Wright & Hatch in New York. Mineral Point Bank was chartered in 1838, one of the first three banks in the territory of Wisconsin, all of which failed shortly thereafter.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 7 1/2 inches width
3 1/8 inches height
Nomenclature Paper money
Creation Printed in New York, United States
Subjects Used in Mineral Point, Iowa County, Wisconsin, United States
Printed in New York, United States
Numismatics & Philatelics. Currency
Dates Creation: 12/01/1839 Issue date
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 4NU.501.1