1863 $5.00 Legal Tender Alexander Hamilton VG

1863 $5.00 Legal Tender Alexander Hamilton VG
The note you see here is the exact note you will receive.

Product Details

Here's your chance to obtain a Civil War era issue of U.S. paper money at a reasonable price!

Currency Highlights:

  • One of the very first Legal Tender notes issued by the United States.
  • Housed in an archival quality currency sleeve.
  • Face: Features a likeness of "Freedom", the statue that sits atop the dome of the U.S. Capitol at left. A small portrait of Alexander Hamilton, 1st Secretary of the Treasury under Washington is at right with Chittenden/Spinner signatures.
  • Back: FIVE over a large "V" to the left and right with the obligation in the center.
  • Series of 1863 $5 United States Legal Tender Note.
  • A nice Very Good condition example.
This note is in Very Good condition with some roughness at the edges that is typical of these early U.S. paper money issues, but still a very decent and presentable example of this early note!

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The necessity of financing military operations during the Civil War forced the federal government to print paper money.

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Product ID: 82646
Year: 1863
Grade: Very Good
Grade Service: None
Denomination: $5
Mint Mark: None
Metal Content: 0 troy oz
Purity: N/A
Manufacturer: American Bank Note Co.
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