1869 Two Dollar Legal Tender Note

United States Notes 1869 Two Dollar Legal Tender Note Thomas Jefferson
1869 2 Dollar Legal Tender Note

United States Notes - 1869 Two Dollar Legal Tender Note

Obverse: Bust of Thomas Jefferson, third President of the United States, 1801-1805. The portrait was engraved by James Smillie. At center, a view of the Capitol.
Reverse: The Arabic numeral 2 at center, the Roman numeral II at left and the "TWO" at right.
Signatures: (as depicted) John Allison (Register of the Treasury) Francis Elias Spinner (Treasurer of the United States).



Inscriptions:  Act of March 3d 1863  -  Engraved and Printed at the Treasury Department  -  Patented July 24th 1866  -  Register Of The Treasury  -  Treasurer Of The United States  -  This Note Is A Legal Tender For Two Dollars  -  Series of 1869  -  The United States Will Pay To Bearer Two Dollars Washington  -  Two Treasury Note  -  Amer Septent Sigil Thesaur  -  American Bank Note Co. New York.  -  This Note is a Legal Tender at its face value for all debts public and private, except duties on imports and interest on the public debt.  Counterfeiting or altering this note or passing any counterfeit or alteration of it, or having in possession any false or counterfeit plate or impression of it, or any paper made in imitation of the paper on which it is printed is felony, and is punishable by $5,000 fine, or 15 years imprisonment at hard labor or both.