$1,000 Proof

Manufacturers & Mechanics Bank, Philadelphia

$1,000 Manufacturers and Mechanics Bank of the City & County of Philadelphia 18__ , Proof About Uncirculated
The design for the $1,000 Proof was quite simple with a single oval vignette of sailing vessels. The rationale may have been that such high denominations virtually never saw public circulation but were retained for inter-bank transactions and large commercial loans, making them very unlikely targets for counterfeiters.