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Title: Ohio River Bank $5 bank note

Accession Number: 2002.58.11
Category: CURRENCY - PAPER MONEY
Type: paper currency
Maker: Ohio River Bank
Place: USA, OH, Marietta
Date: 1838-06-15
Materials: paper
Description: Paper currency; Ohio River Bank $5 bank note, June 15, 1838, serial number 340; obverse: black and red on white with vignette at top depicting steamboat; oval portrait at right of George Washington and depiction of eagle at left perched on rocks; reverse is blank; printed at top "STATE OF OHIO/ 5 5/ No. [handwritten] 340" and "OHIO/ RIVER BANK will pay/ Bearer FIVE DOLLARS On Demand./ Marietta June 15th 1838/ [signature indecipherable] Cash. [signature indecipherable] Pres."

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