This $5.00 note was printed for the Bank of America of Providence, Rhode Island. Great depiction of Liberty on a pedestal on the left and anchor at right. A nice companion piece to the $1 and $2 issues. This note is in unissued, crisp new condition.
- This is from a group of notes printed in the mid 1800s for the Bank of America, in Providence, Rhode Island.
- Housed in an archival quality currency sleeve.
- A sharp Crisp Uncirculated example.
- Printed by the National Banknote Company.
- Face: Great depiction of Liberty on pedestal at left, an anchor at right and portrait in center. Bold green and black colors with the obligation, denomination and ornate engraving on the front.
- Back: Intentionally left blank.
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Catalogued as RI-235 and in Haxby as G-14a.
Beginning in the late 18th century, a need for currency as a medium of exchange forced Cities, States, Banks, and even private businesses to print paper money, just as the U.S. government did during the Civil War.