This is an 1864 issue $100 Confederate Note that has a central vignette of Lucy Pickens, wife of Governor Francis Pickens of South Carolina. This Almost Uncirculated example is a great piece of history from the Civil War.
- 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 Almost 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 seen some wear, but is intact without the usual damages typical of these CSA paper money issues due to the quality of paper being used. This Very Fine note is a decent and affordable example of CSA paper money used during the Civil War!
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.
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.