|Title||1815 $5 Treasury Note|
|Description||1815 Five Dollar Note
War of 1812 Issue, Unsigned Remainder
Authorized by a February 24, 1815 Act of Congress
This non-interest-bearing note was accepted for all payments owed to the United States. At the discretion of the government, it was exchangeable for a 7% government stock. When issued, the note would bear three separate signatures. As a security feature these notes contained colored fibers and a UNITED STATES watermark. The notes bear the printer's mark of Murray Draper Fairman Co.
This example is from The Joe I. Herbstman Memorial Collection of American Finance.
|Image Collection||The Joe I. Herbstman Memorial Collection of American Finance|