Here's an Extra Fine-40 25 cent issue that utilizes bronze for the denomination. It is extremely crisp with sharp bold color. Affordable for the novice collector.
- Second Issue Fractional Currency.
- Housed in an inert mylar currency sleeve and graded Extra Fine-40 by PMG.
- Face: George Washington 25c issue that utilizes a bronze oval frame surrounding the portrait.
- Back: Maroon printing of the obligation at center with a large numeral “25” in bronze overprint.
These notes were issued starting in 1863 to help alleviate the shortage of coins due to public hoarding caused by the Civil War. Add this Second Issue Fractional Postage Currency of 25 Cents to your cart today!
This is the straight edge type with surcharge—Friedberg #1285.