This is a Series 1864 $100 Confederate Note that has been well preserved. It has a central vignette of Lucy Pickens, with Confederate soldiers on the left.
- 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 well preserved example in Crisp Uncirculated condition.
- 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 in blue.
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Catalogued as T-65.
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 Crisp Uncirculated 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. This Series 1864 $100 Confederate Note also has a portrait of George W. Randolph, Confederate Secretary of War during part of 1862 at lower right.
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.