United States $5.00 (five dollars) national currency

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Title: United States $5.00 (five dollars) national currency

County of Origin: Harris County

Place of Issue: Houston

Currency Type: National Bank Note

Denomination: $5.00

Bank Issuer: The National Exchange Bank of Houston

Imprint: Continental Bank Note Co. New York; Printed at the Bureau of Printing and Engraving; Treasury Dept.

Bank Charter Number: 2092

Date Issued: Oct. 15th 1873

Series: 1875

Vignette: Recto (L) Discovery of Land by Columbus (R) Introduction of the Old World to the New. Verso (L) Arms of Texas (C) Landing of Columbus (R) 'US'

Notes: This $5.00 National Bank Note was issued in Houston in 1873 by the National Exchange Bank of Houston. Bank serial number: [illegible]. Treasury serial number: A[illegible]6029. Charter number obtained from: Standard Catalog of United States Paper Money by Chester L. Krause and Robert F. Lemke.

Signatures: John Allison. Register of the Treasury.; Jno C New Treasurer of the United States.; [illegible] Cashr.; [illegible] Prest.

Dimensions: 8 x 19 cm

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