Question on Series 1914 $100 FRN
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Hi! I am putting together an exhibit for my local coin club's show next weekend and I am doing it on "Art, History and Culture of Large Size Currency" and I am wondering what to put for the back vignette on the 1914 $100 FRN. It appears like a Greek revival piece, but does anyone have any ideas on the symbolism contained in it? Thanks for any help you can offer.

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The viginette is by engraver G F C Smillie based on a design by Kenyon Cox, It is five allegorical figures representing from left to right Labor, Plenty, America, Peace, and Commerce.

 

Source: The Comprehensive Catalog of US Paper Money by Gene Hessler published by Bank Note Reporter. Page 281. It says that this Viginette was originally intended to be used on all denomination of small size currency.

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