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Jersey City, New Jersey

$18.00

SKU: 5418

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Product Details

Beautifully engraved antique bond certificate from Jersey City, New Jersey dating back to the 1920's. This document, which is signed by the city Director of the Department of Revenue and Finance and the City Clerk, was printed by the Hamilton Bank Note Company and measures approximately 10" (w) by 15" (h).

 

The certificate's vignette features the New Jersey State Seal.

You will receive the exact certificate pictured.

    Historical Context

    Jersey City is the second most populous city in the state of New Jersey, after Newark. It is the seat of Hudson County as well as the county's largest city. As of 2018, the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program calculated that Jersey City's population was 265,549, with the largest population increase of any municipality in New Jersey since 2010, an increase of about 9.4% from the 2010 United States Census, when the city's population was at 247,597, ranking the city the 78th-most-populous in the nation.

    Part of the New York metropolitan area, Jersey City is bounded on the east by the Hudson River and Upper New York Bay and on the west by the Hackensack River and Newark Bay. A port of entry, with 30.7 miles of waterfront and extensive rail infrastructure and connectivity, the city is an important transportation terminus and distribution and manufacturing center for the Port of New York and New Jersey. Jersey City shares significant mass transit connections with Manhattan. Redevelopment of the Jersey City waterfront has made the city one of the largest centers of banking and finance in the United States and has led to the district being nicknamed Wall Street West.