1st Issue Fractional Currency 5 Cents VG (Fr#1229)

1st Issue Fractional Currency 5 Cents VG (Fr#1229)

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This is a very popular design of this first issue fractional currency note. It is an excellent addition to any collection!

Currency Highlights:
  • Housed in an archival quality currency sleeve.
  • Very Good condition.
  • Face: An engraving of the five cent postage stamp featuring a bust of Thomas Jefferson.
  • Back: Black printing of the obligation at center surrounding a large numeral “5” with an intricate engraving.
  • This is the perforated edge type.
  • Friedberg #1229.

Handle your currency with care by adding these cotton gloves to your order.

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These were issued starting in 1862 to help alleviate the shortage of coins due to public hoarding caused by the Civil War. These first issue notes were actually titled "postage currency" due to their design. This 5 cent denomination is one of the perforated type, and is the most elusive of this denomination.

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