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Title: Ohio River Bank $20 bank note

Accession Number: 2002.58.12
Category: CURRENCY - PAPER MONEY
Type: paper currency
Maker: Ohio River Bank
Place: USA, OH, Marietta
Date: 1838-06-04
Materials: paper
Description: Paper currency; Ohio River Bank $20 bank note, June 4, 1838, serial number 3729; obverse: black and red on white with vignette at top depicting steamboat; oval portrait at right of George Washington, depiction of female figure at left, appears to be classical goddess Athena holding American flag, dog head at bottom; reverse is blank; printed at top "20 STATE OF OHIO XX/ Will Pay/ To Bearer TWENTY DOLLARS On Demand/ No. [handwritten] 3729 Marietta, O., June 4, 18 [handwritten] 38/ [signature indecipherable] Cash. [signature indecipherable] Pres."

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