This note depicts the State Capitol at Richmond, Virginia at top center with an oval portrait of Christopher. G. Memminger. Great note for type!
- This is from the series of notes to be issued by the Confederate States in 1863 during the Civil War.
- Housed in an archival quality currency sleeve.
- A nice Very Fine example that has been cut cancelled.
- Face: Nice vignette of the Confederate Capitol at Richmond, Virginia at top center with an oval portrait of Christopher. G. Memminger, who served as Secretary of the Treasury for the Confederacy, at lower right.
- Back: Ornately engraved with the denomination in blue.
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Catalogued as T-60. This note has seen some wear, but is intact without the usual damages typical of these CSA paper money issues due to the quality of paper being used. This note is a decent and affordable example of CSA paper money used during the Civil War!
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.
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.