1st Issue Fractional Currency 5 Cents AU (Uncut Sheet of 4)

1st Issue Fractional Currency 5 Cents AU (Uncut Sheet of 4)

Scarce first Issue Fractional Currency. This is also called Postage Currency since the design utilizes the same portrait on a then-current 5 cent postage stamp featuring a likeness of Thomas Jefferson.

Certificate Highlights:

  • Approved by the act of July 17, 1862.
  • Uncut sheet housed in an archival quality currency sleeve. One pinhole in the middle
  • Face: Bears an engraving of one of the contemporary issue of Five Cent postage stamps featuring a bust of Thomas Jefferson.
  • Back: Black printing of the obligation at center surrounding a large numeral “5”, with an intricate engraving.
  • This is the straight edge type with the ABC monogram on back.
  • Friedberg #1230.

These were issued starting in 1862 to help alleviate the shortage of coins due to public hoarding caused by the Civil War. Add this First Issue Fractional Postage Currency of 5 Cents to your cart today!

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