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federal

Reserve Bank
DALLAS, TEX A S

of

Dallas

75222

C ircular No. 77-91
August 22, 1977

LOST SHIPMENT OF UNISSUED REGISTERED TREASURY NOTES

TO ALL BANKING INSTITUTIONS
AND OTHERS CONCERNED IN THE
ELEVENTH FEDERAL RESERVE DISTRICT:
T h e D e partm ent of th e T r e a s u r y has r e q u e s te d th a t th is Bank is su e
the following notice w ith r e s p e c t to a s h ip m e n t of u n i s s u e d stock of r e g i s t e r e d
6 -1 /4 p e r c e n t T r e a s u r y Notes tha t h a s b e e n lost in t r a n s i t b e tw ee n th e F ederal
R e s e r v e Bank of New Y o rk a n d th e T r e a s u r y :
A s h ip m e n t of 230 p ie c e s of u n i s s u e d stock of r e g i s t e r e d 6 -1 /4 p e r ­
c e n t T r e a s u r y N otes, S e r ie s S -1979, CUSIP No. 912827 GV 8, dated
A u g u s t 1, 1977, w as lost in t r a n s i t b e tw e e n the B u re a u of the Public
Debt a n d th e F e d e ra l R e s e r v e Bank of New Y o rk .
No r e g i s t e r e d notes of S e r ie s S-1979 had b e e n is s u e d a t the time
of the loss. To d i s t i n g u i s h b e tw ee n the m issing notes a n d tho se b e in g
v a lid ly is s u e d , a n d to p r e v e n t th e i n a d v e r te n t a c c e p ta n c e of the m is s ­
ing s e c u r i t i e s for t r a n s f e r o r p l e d g e , th e re m a in in g stock of r e g i s t e r e d
notes of th e a b o v e is s u e h a s b e e n o v e r p r i n t e d with a p a tte r n of s t a r s ,
o utlin ed in r e d ink , a s follows:
15 small s t a r s h a v e b e e n p la c e d in th e in s c r ip tio n a r e a , in
t h r e e h o rizon tal row s of 5 s t a r s e a c h . T h e y b e g in one inch
in from th e fram e of th e p o r t r a i t a n d o n e - h a lf inch below the
w o r d s "F or v a lu e re c e iv e d p ro m is e s to p ay to ." T h e s t a r s
a r e o n e -h a lf inch a p a r t , both h o riz o n ta lly a n d v e r tic a lly .
T h r e e l a r g e r s t a r s h a v e b e e n p la c ed in th e a r e a betw ee n the
s e c u r i t y s e r ia l n u m b e r a n d the loan title.
T h e b e g in n in g s e r ia l n u m b e r s of the v a lid ly is s u e d r e g is te r e d
notes of S e r ie s S-1979 a r e a s follows:
DENOMINATION
$

SERIAL NUMBER

5,000

1,001

1 0,0 0 0
1 00,000

1,001
101

1,000,000

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Financial in s titu tio n s sh o u ld exam ine r e g i s t e r e d S e rie s S-1979
notes p r e s e n t e d for a n y tra n s a c tio n o r a s collateral to d e te rm in e th a t
th e y show th e sp ecial o v e r p r i n t a n d h a v e s e r ia l n u m b e r s th a t a r e not
low er th a n th o s e show n ab ove for th e denom inatio ns in v o lv e d . If any
q u e s tio n a b le notes a r e re c e iv e d , the n e a r e s t office of th e U . S . S e c r e t
S e rv ic e sh o u ld be notified im mediately.
S in c e re ly y o u r s ,
R o b ert H . Boykin
F ir s t Vice P r e s i d e n t


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