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1st Issue Fractional Currency 25 Cents VG (Fr#1281)

1st Issue Fractional Currency 25 Cents VG (Fr#1281)

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This is from the first issue of U.S. fractional currency issued during the Civil War. It is an excellent addition to any collection!

Currency Highlights:
  • Housed in an archival quality currency sleeve.
  • Very Good condition.
  • Plain edges, with ABC monogram (printed by the American Banknote Company).
  • Face: Displays five of the very popular Thomas Jefferson 5c issue that utilizes the same portrait that was on the 5 cent postage stamps of the era.
  • Back: Black printing of the obligation at center surrounding a large numeral “25” with an intricate engraving.
  • This is the straight edge type with the ABC monogram on the back, which denotes this as Friedberg #1281.

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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. Add this first issue fractional (postage) currency of 25 cents to your cart today!

First issue fractional currency was actually labeled as postage currency due to the design on the front.

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