This note has a central vignette of the State Capitol at Richmond, VA at center and an oval portrait at left of C. G. Memminger, who served as Confederate Secretary of the Treasury.
- 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 Extra Fine example that has some light stains on the back.
- 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 light wear, but is intact without the usual damages typical of these CSA paper money issues due to the quality of paper being used. This Extra Fine 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.