1875 Five Dollar National Bank Note | The First National Bank of Miles City

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1875 Five Dollar National Bank Note | The First National Bank of Miles City, Charter 2752

Obverse: At the left, Christopher Columbus in sight of land. At the right, presentation of an Indian Princess, representing America, to the Old Word.
Reverse: The Landing of Columbus, from a painting by John Vanderlyn. Borders in green, the painting in black.
Designed by Charles Fenton and engraved by Charles Burt.
Signatures: (as depicted) Blanche Kelso Bruce, Register of the Treasury and James Gilfillan, Treasurer of the United States.

Inscriptions:  National Currency  -  This note is secured by bonds of The United States Deposited with the U.S. Treasurer at Washington.  -  Will Pay The Bearer On Demand Five Dollars  -  Register of the Treasury  -  Treasurer of the United States  -  Printed at the Bureau Engraving & Printing Treasury Dept  -  Continental Bank Note Co New York  -  Act Approved June 3d 1864  -  This Note is receivable at par in all parts of the United States in payment of all taxes and excises and all other dues to the United States except duties on imports and also for all salaries and other debts and demands owing by the United States to Individuals Corporations & associations within the United States except Interest on Public Debt  -  Every person making or engraving or aiding to make or engrave, or passing or attempting to pass any imitation or alteration of this note and every person having in possession a plate of impression made in imitation of it or any paper made in imitation of that on which this note is printed is by Act of Congress approved June 3rd 1864 guilty of felony and subject to a fine not exceeding one thousand dollars, or imprisonment not exceeding fifteen years or both.



The First National Bank Of Miles City in Montana printed $1,523,830 dollars worth of national currency. Over $1,000,000 face value is a lot of money. However, some types and denominations of currency from this bank could still be rare. This national bank opened in 1882 and stopped printing money in 1924, which equals a 43 year printing period. That is a fairly normal lifespan for a national bank. During its life, The First National Bank Of Miles City issued 8 different types and denominations of national currency. We have examples of the types listed below. Your bank note should look similar. Just the bank name will be different. For the record, The First National Bank Of Miles City was located in Custer County. It was assigned charter number 2752.

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1875 Five Dollar National Bank Note | The First National Bank of Miles City


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