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FEDERAL RESERVE BANK OF N E W YORK Cash Department I" Circular No. 282 ] L May 27, 1920 J New Counterfeit Notes To all Banks, Trust Companies and Savings Banks in the Second Federal Reserve District: The attention of banking institutions is called to a new counterfeit $10 Federal Reserve note and $5 National Bank note described by the Secret Service Division of the Treasury Depaitment, Washington, in its Circular Letters Nos. 444 and 445 as follows: $10 Federal Reserve Note " O n the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, Georgia; check letter 'B*; serial number F7066006A; portrait of Jackson; John Burke, Treasurer of the United States; W. G. McAdoo, Secretary of the Treasury. " T h i s counterfeit is a very poor straight photographic note, no attempt being made to color the seal and serial numbers on the face of the note. The back of the note has been colored with a green crayon pencil. I t has been passed in New Orleans, and is the same workmanship as the $100 note described in our circular letter No. 439, which note was also passed in New Orleans." $5 National Bank Note " O n the First National Bank of the City of New York, New York; check letter ' L ' ; face plate No. 4; charter N o . 29; portrait of Harrison; J . W. Lyons, Register of the Treasury; Ellis H . Roberts, Treasurer of the United States; series of 190L2. " T h i s is a fairly deceptive photo-mechanical counterfeit note, printed on one piece of a good grade of bond paper, with red and blue ink lines to imitate the silk fibre of the genuine note. The coloring of the seal and numbers on the face of the note is very good. The back of the note is very poor. This counterfeit was first passed in Philadelphia." Very truly yours, J. II. CASE, Acting Governor