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Title: United States $20.00 (twenty dollars) national currency

County of Origin: Montague County

Place of Issue: Bowie

Currency Type: National Bank Note

Denomination: $20.00

Bank Issuer: The City National Bank of Bowie

Imprint: Bureau of Engraving & Printing; Treasy. Dept.

Bank Charter Number: 4785

Date Issued: Aug. 1, 1892.

Series: 1882 Brown Back

Vignette: Recto (L) Battle of Lexington (R) Loyalty. Verso (L) Arms of Texas (R) ‘U. S.’

Notes: This $20.00 National Bank Note was issued in Bowie in 1892 by the City National Bank of Bowie. Bank serial number: 1289. Treasury serial number: V116818V.

Signatures: W. S. Rosecrans Register of the Treasury.; E. H. Nebeker Treasurer of the United States.; [illegible] Cashr.; [illegible] Prest.

Dimensions: 8 x 19 cm

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