Superb vignettes of a 3-masted steamship and an oval portrait of Lucy Pickens, depicting "Southern Womanhood". Pickens portrait also graced the very popular $100 note of 1864.
- This is from the group of notes issued in 1862 by the Confederate States during the Civil War.
- Housed in an archival quality currency sleeve.
- Extra Fine condition.
- Face: Central vignette of a 3-masted paddlewheel steamship at center, Liberty at left, and an oval portrait of Lucy Pickens, depicting "Southern Womanhood" at lower right.
- Back: Intentionally left blank.
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Catalogued as T-44; hand-signed and serial numbered.
This note has seen light wear, but is intact without the usual damages typical of these CSA paper money issues due to the quality of paper being used.
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.