This $100 note was part of the 1863 issue and features a central portrait of Lucy Pickens, wife of the Governor of South Carolina. This note would be an excellent addition to any Confederate Currency type set.
- This is from the group of notes to be issued in 1863 by the Confederate States during the Civil War.
- Housed in an archival quality currency sleeve.
- A slightly circulated example in Almost Uncirculated-58 condition and designated by PCGS as Premium Paper Quality(PPQ).
- Face: Central vignette of Lucy Pickens, wife of Governor Francis Pickens of South Carolina with a portrait of George W. Randolph, CSA Secretary of War at lower right.
- Back: Ornately engraved with the denomination on either side of the obligation in green.
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Catalogued as T-56.
This note has seen light wear and is without the usual damages typical of these CSA paper money issues due to the quality of paper being used. This AU-58 note is a great example of CSA paper money used during the Civil War!
These Confederate issues were once scorned by collectors, but are now in demand and rising in value. They have become a favorite with collectors due to the different issues and variety of designs.
The necessity of financing military operations during the Civil War forced the Confederate government to print paper money, just as the U.S. government did for the first time.