25 Cents "Fractional Currency" - 5th issue

25 Cents ("Fractional Currency" - 5th issue) - obverse25 Cents ("Fractional Currency" - 5th issue) - reverse

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Features

Issuer United States
Period Federal republic (1776-date)
Type Standard banknote
Year 1874
Value 25 Cents (0.25 USD)
Currency Dollar (1785-date)
Size 90 × 52 mm
Shape Rectangular
Number N# 203361
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References P# 123
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Modern issues 1961-present (25th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, United States.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

Portrait of Robert J Walker

Script: Latin

Lettering: United States – Series of 1874 – Twenty Five 25 Cents – Fractional Currency – Robt J Walker – Secy Treasy 1845 – Engraved & Printed At The Bureau, Engraving & Printing – Register – Treasurer

Reverse

Script: Latin

Lettering: This Note is Exchangeable for United States Notes By Assistant Treasurers And Designated Depositories Of The United States in the sums not less than Three Dollars. Receivable In Payment Of All Dues To The United States Less Than Five Dollars Except Customs. – Columbian Bank Note Co. Washington, D.C. – Patented July 24 1866 – Act of March 3d 1863

Signatures

John Allison (JA) Register of the Treasury
Francis Elias Spinner (FES) Treasurer of the United States

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1874  JA, FES 46% With long , thin key in Treasury Seal (5 millimeters)
1874  JA, FES 54% With short , thick key in Treasury Seal (4 millimeters)

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