This $5.00 Post Note was payable to James Monroe or Bearer at Cincinnati, Ohio. Nice notes for a currency type set.
- Issued in Cincinnati, Ohio.
- Notes will be housed in archival quality currency sleeves.
- Graded Almost Uncirculated.
- Face: A river scene is depicted.
- Back: Intentionally left blank.
- Printed by Murray, Draper & Fairman & Co., which started printing notes from 1811 through 1847.
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The U.S. government never printed any of their own currency until 1861. There was a shortage of Gold and Silver in the country from 1776 until the 1850s. During that period most states and private banks issued their own currency from 1801-1850.