Superb vignettes of the goddess Ceres reclining on Cotton Bales and an oval portrait of R. M. T. Hunter, who served as Confederate Secretary of State. Nice note for a type set!
- From the series of notes issued by the Confederate States in 1862 during the Civil War.
- Housed in an archival quality currency sleeve.
- A decent note in Very Fine condition.
- Face: Nice vignettes of the goddess Ceres reclining on Cotton Bales and an oval portrait of R. M. T. Hunter, who served as Confederate Secretary of State.
- Back: Blank reverse with neat cut cancellations.
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Catalogued as T-46. Hand-signed and serial numbered.
This note has seen moderate circulation, but is not damaged as many CSA paper money issues are due to the quality of paper being used. This note is a good 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.