Kentucky 1818 5 Dollars
The example below is a 5 Dollar banknote issued in 1818 by the Bank of George-Town in Kentucky. Printed on thin, tissue like paper, this note is an early example of an Obsolete Banknote. It’s depiction of an Eagle has the well known Arrows and Leaves in it’s talons. The note was hand signed and issued to W. J. Smith, or Bearer, making it reusable beyond the initial person who was issued the note.