A nice set of notes with normal wear and tear for the grade. A very interesting piece! Certificate Highlights: Housed in an archival quality currency sleeve. This note is a Very Good example. Face: Features a portrait of George Washington . Back: Green printing of the obligation at center with a large numeral “10” in bronze overprint. These were issued starting in 1862 to help alleviate the shortage of coins due to public hoarding caused by the Civil War. Add this First Issue Fractional (Postage) Currency of 10 Cents to your cart today! This is the straight edge type with no surcharge—Friedberg #1246. The popular George Washington 10 cent issue that utilizes a bronze oval frame surrounding the portrait. This is the 2nd Issue, printed from 1863-1867. 10 Cent denomination and listed as FR # 1246. These notes grade Very Fine. Green printing on the back along with the denomination and the obligation writing.. This is a rarely seen uncut sheet!