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    Cincinnati, OH- The Mechanics' and Traders' Bank $1; $10 1839 UNL; G10 Wolka 0551-02; 09
    The Mechanics' and Traders' Bank opened in 1838, survived the 1842 Cincinnati Bank Riots, and wound up its affairs in 1844. In 1845 it became a branch of the State Bank of Ohio and remained as such until it was suspended on November 20, 1854 and wound up by a receiver appointed by the State Bank of Ohio. The $1 depicts the bank's headquarters at the corner of Main and East Third Streets and has some interesting endorsements, worthy of further research, on the back. It grades Very Good-Fine. The $10 features Commerce and Mercury in the central vignette and has an engraved back stating "Steel Plate / TO PREVENT / FORGERY". It grades Very Good-Fine with a few minor edge nicks and short tears.

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