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Antebellum Banking in Cincinnati

(2009)


Multi-Media Summary

Longtime paper money collector and ANA Governor Wendell Wolka shares the story of early banking in Cincinnati and the bank notes that were issued. In this lecture and Powerpoint presentation he shares: * the history of Ohio * three different eras of banking * early banks including Bank of Cincinnati that failed four different times * why so many banks failed * different denominations * counterfeit detector books to help people and institutions know what notes were being faked * later banks going into the late 1850's Speaker(s): Wendell Wolka.
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