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Commercial Bank of New Jersey five-dollar note

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: print
Maker: Place made: United States, New Jersey
Date made: 1856
Materials: ink; paper; mounting
Measurements: 4 in x 8 1/4 in
Nomenclature: business
Classification: whales

Mounted bank note from the Commercial Bank of New Jersey for five dollars. Signed by the cashier and president of the bank. Features a whaling scene at center and a detail of a ship on the left, with a detail of a sailor on the right. The numeral "5" is printed twice in red ink with a watermark pattern. Number of banknote is 7640 (in dark blue ink).


AF-BA-0854