1862 Scrip of John Nicks, Elmira, NY 5 Cents CU

1862 Scrip of John Nicks, Elmira, NY 5 Cents CU

1862 issue 5 cent scrip of John Nicks, "Tobacco and Segar Manufacturer". Drawn on the Chemung Canal Bank in Elmira, New York. These notes are becoming increasingly collectible due to their age and history, making them great additions to any collection.

Currency Highlights:

  • Issued in the state of New York at the Chemung Bank.
  • Notes will be housed in archival quality currency sleeves.
  • Graded Crisp Uncirculated.
  • Face: Features a vignette of Columbia with an eagle and shield at left.
  • Back: Intentionally left blank.

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These notes are a great part of history that can be added to any collection. Add some of these great conversation pieces to your cart today!

The US 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 1850’s. During that period most states and private banks issued their own currency from 1801-1850.

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