Superb quality 1864 CSA $50 note bearing a portrait of CSA President Jefferson Davis. Choice quality grading Choice Almost Uncirculated, tough to find this nice.
- This is from the last group of notes to be issued by the Confederate States during the Civil War.
- Housed in an archival quality currency sleeve.
- A choice Almost Uncirculated example.
- Face: Popular note with a portrait of CSA President Jefferson Davis at center.
- Back: Ornately engraved with the denomination in blue.
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. Add one of these classic collectables to your cart today!
Catalogued as T-66.
This note has been well preserved, and not many CSA paper money issues survived like this due to the quality of paper being used. This Choice Almost Uncirculated note is a premium 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.