Five Dollars

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Title

Five Dollars

Subject

Continental Currency

Description

180 bills of five dollars were printed.

Twenty-sixth issue, June 1780, totaled $600,000, interest bearing (5%) and payable in December 1786. It was minted to pay for the State's quota of the cost of exchange of Continental Currency which was to be redeemed on a 1-for-40 basis. Guaranteed by the United States. Printed by Hall & Sellers on paper watermarked UNITED STATES.

The back of these bills were printed in red and black, using devices from the Continental Currency. This was the only issue payable in Spanish Milled Dollars.

Publisher

Stevens Institute of Technology, S.C. Williams Library, Special Collections & Archives

Date

1780, June 9

Rights

Reproduction for publication, exhibition, web display or commercial use is only permissible with the consent of Special Collections of the S.C. Williams Library at Stevens Institute of Technology.

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Citation

"Five Dollars," in Stevens Digital Collections, Item #142, http://librarycollections.stevens.edu/items/show/142 (accessed November 17, 2017).

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