1862 CSA $2.00 Note; The South Strikes Down the Union in Very Fine condition.
- 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.
- A moderately circulated example in Very Fine condition.
- Face: Features a central vignette depicting "South Striking Down the Union" at center. There is also a portrait of CSA Secretary of State Judah P. Benjamin at upper left.
- Back: Intentionally left blank.
- This hand-signed and serial numbered note was printed by B. Duncan of Columbia, South Carolina.
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Cataloged as T-42.
This note has seen some wear, but is intact with a little edge damage which is typical of these CSA paper money issues due to the quality of paper being used. This 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.