Currency from Mineral Point, Wisconsin

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Description Currency issued in Mineral Point, Wisconsin, June 1, 1838. Denomination of twenty (20) dollars. It reads, in part, "The MINERAL POINT Bank Will pay TWENTY DOLLARS to [E. Walsh] or Bearer" and "Payable 1st December 1840". 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 3/8 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: 06/01/1838 - 1838
(Date issued)
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 4NU.501.2

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