CIVIL WAR CURRENCY

November 1, 2002 Catalog

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CONFEDERATE CURRENCY

 

T-3 $100.00 CONFEDERATE STATES OF AMERICA

 

This wonderful piece is one of the true classics Confederate States currencies. It was issued on May 14th, 1861 at Montgomery, Alabama and is one of less than 150 presently known. The central Vignette features a train being loaded at a station, while the figure to the left is a representation of Columbia. These notes are hand signed by Alexander Clitherall and E.C Elmore. This particular, serial number 666, display numerous wrinkles when displayed from the reverse (they are not visible from the front) and would grade very fine by current standards. There are two "V" shaped areas of missing paper on the top and an "X" cut on each side of the Vignette, indicating redemption by the Confederate Government. Numerous small pinholes are visible in Columbia's drapery when the note is held up to the light. Minor ink bleed through appears from the endorsements on the reverse. This is a fantastic opportunity to add a Confederate rarity to your collection. Take a look at this note call for further details

ONLY $9500.00

 

 

T-8 $50.00 CONFEDERATE STATES OF AMERICA

 

This popular Confederate note featuring a portrait of George Washington at the center and Tellus, the Roman Goddess of the Earth at the left, it was issued from Richmond Virginia under the act of July 25, 1861. This particular piece was issued on a heavy paper usually reserved for bonds, helping it to better survive the rigors of circulation. Several folds are visible from the back, though they are hardly noticeable when the note is viewed from the front. By today's grading standards, this note is a nice extremely fine piece, with a wonderful contrast and only minor soiling. It is cut a little tight and is missing a minute piece from the upper left corner. Overall an excellent addition to any collection of Confederate Currency.

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T-26 $10.00 CONFEDERATE STATES OF AMERICA

 

This note was issued as part of the act of September 2, 1861 it features the allegorical figure of Hope, resting her arms on an Anchor. Flanking this Vignette is two dark red "X's", each representing the denomination of the note. In the lower left is a portrait of Robert M.T. Hunter, Confederate Secretary of the Treasury. This note is printed on block "CSA" watermarked paper and grades extremely fine, though it is cut a little tight along the lower margin. The back displays two vertical stains and some fairly heavy soiling, though neither problem is visible from the front. There are two stamp hinge spots present at the top on the reverse side. This is a tough note to find in this condition. Look it over and add it to your collection today for just under $400.00. Buy it now for $395.00

 

 

T-29 $10.00 CONFEDERATE STATES OF AMERICA

 

This wonderful note is one of the more difficult to obtain in high grade, it features the central Vignette of a Negro worker picking cotton and loading it in to a basket. A smaller scene depicts a boat loaded with products as it passes down a canal. A little over 286,000 of these notes were issued as part of the act of Sept. 2, 1861, though only a small portion of them have survived. This note grades very fine, with one horizontal fold and several vertical folds visible (particularly from the reverse). The surfaces are clean, though lightly toned. The note is tightly cut at the upper right corner and left edge. The signatures are large and bold, with virtually no erosion due to the type of paper it is printed on. Take this splendid opportunity to acquire this popular note. Click to view it now.

Can be yours for just $475.00 Call to place order.

 

T-43 $2.00 CONFEDERATE STATES OF AMERICA

 

This note features an allegorical Vignette of the South striking down the North in the center and a portrait of Judah P. Benjamin, Confederate Attorney General, Secretary of State and Secretary of War at the left. A bright green overprint crosses the center of this June 22nd 1862 issue. This particular piece only grades fine with several harsh folds on the reverse and numerous small stains throughout. It is cut tight on three sides though none of the print is effected. The highlight of this note is a period inscription on the reverse side that states "Paid by John Morgans Quarter Master during his raid Salem Ind. July 10/62 C.W. Mobly. The ink inscription is completely visible though it has faded through the years and the actual year of the raid was 1863. One of the most famous raiders, John Morgan Hunt, and his troopers traveled over 700 miles in 25 days during his foray into Ohio. This was the longest Calvary raid of the war, though it ended with the capture of Morgan and most of his men. This unique note is a fantastic reminder of that historic raid. Look at the rare inscription note, add it to your collection today for $650.00

 

 

T-47 $20.00 CONFEDERATE STATES OF AMERICA

 

It is not known today where, when, why or by whom these note were produced. They were originally listed in Confederate currency catalogs as "essay" notes. However, this idea is now being disputed. Regardless of their initial purpose these notes are extremely rare, with only around a hundred examples of the$10.00 and $20.00 denominations known to exist. The Central Vignette features a seated figure of Liberty with a shield and fasces. In the lower corner of the note is a portrait of the once Confederate Secretary of State, Robert M. T. Hunter. Another interesting feature of this piece is that the signatures are printed rather than hand signed. It bares the engraved date of Sept. 2, 1862, it is printed on very thin rice paper. This note is in extremely fine condition with only a few small stains to detract from it's overall appearance. There are several harsh folds that are especially prominent on the reverse. Because of the thin rice paper they are more noticeable from the front than they would usually be. Don?t miss this opportunity to own this rare "essay" note. Must SEE this one.

 

T-64 $500.00 CONFEDERATE STATES OF AMERICA

 

This spectacular note probably the most recognizable of the Confederate series features the portrait of Lieutenant General Thomas Jonathon "Stonewall" Jackson along with the second National flag and an adaptation of the great seal of the Confederacy. The design of these notes issued under the act of Feb. 17, 1864 is highlighted by the reddish overprint present on all denominations from $1.00-$500.00. The darkness of the overprint varies from note to note, based primarily on the supply of pigment available at the time of printing. This particular note features an unbelievably dark reddish-pink overprint providing a superb contrast to the accompanying design giving it a wonderful eye appeal. It is in gem crisp, uncirculated condition with absolutely no folds or marks to detract from its appearance and value. There is even a light pink transfer on the reverse occurring when the sheets were stacked together after printing. A truly superb piece for the connoisseur of Confederate currency. Look at this must have specimen of perfection.

It can be yours today for just $1950.00

 

DC $5.00 THE COLUMBIA BANK

 

This beautiful note issued by the Columbia Bank of Washington DC, features three (3) females representing Ceres, Liberty and Commerce as its central Vignette. In the right corner is a small portrait of George Washington, while along the left edge is a female warrior holding a spear and shield. The note is hand signed and dated Aug. 25, 1852. It is in gem crisp, uncirculated condition showing absolutely no signs of use or wear. It is cut a little tight along the lower, just barely touching the design. There is a light red mark along the left of the Vignette that appears to be contemporary with the production of the piece. This bank note is a wonderful example of the nineteenth century engraver's artwork.

Great piece to add too or start a collection with won't last long at $75.00.

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MI $1.00 BANK OF SALINE

 

This Michigan note, though in lower grade is featured due to the famous Indian Princess Vignette that Graces the right edge of the piece. This Vignette, used here on a Northern note dated Nov. 15, 1837 was re-used by the Confederacy in 1861 to print what is today one of the rarest issues in the entire Confederate currency series. The present note also depicts a young boy cradling a sickle, walking with his dog. The note has seen harsh circulation causing it to carry a technical grade of very good. There are several small nicks along the upper edge and a 3/4-inch tear in the right hand border that has been repaired with a stamp hinge. The note is nicely centered with no elements missing. There are two (2) endorsements on the reverse, one by a Justice of the Peace. This is an interesting and unusual early usage of this famous design.

 

Note LOOKS GREAT. Quite a bargain at $175.00

 

 

MO $3.00 THE STATE OF MISSOURI

 

This colorful note issued by the Pro-Confederate Government in Missouri features a portrait of then Governor Clairbour F. Jackson at the center surrounded by Flags, Cannon and a Drum. Along the left edge of the note is an Amazon Warrior holding a spear and standing on a fallen Tyrant. While in the lower right corner is a Mountain Man leaning on his riffle. A bright Green "THREE" overprint dominates the center of this piece. Another interesting feature of this piece is the paper, originally being a pre-war bank draft from New Orleans. These Drafts had no design on the reverse so they were turned over and the Current Missouri notes were printed on the blank side. This piece shows no signs of wear or circulation and grades gem crisp, uncirculated. It is fully centered with the frame lines visible from all sides. As nice as the day it was printed. See it for your self, it can be yours for $175.00

 

MO $20.00 THE STATE OF MISSOURI

 

This beautiful note was printed for and issued by the Pro-Confederate Government of Missouri in Jan. of 1862. The central Vignette features a Maiden in flight holding a Quill Pen and sounding her Trumpet. While along the left edge of the note is a full standing view of Liberty. It was issued from Jefferson City and is dated Jan. 1st 1862. Printed on light Blue paper the contrast of this note is spectacular. There are two(2) folds present that are virtually invisible from the front, but for this reason we are grading this note almost uncirculated. There are also two (2) spots on the front and back that seem to be from a previous mounting. Still this note is a wonderful example from the divided State of Missouri.

 

Great note, GREAT PRICE at $175.00 SEE what you think of it.

 

 

NJ $100.00 THE STATE BANK OF NEW BRUNSWICK

 

This gorgeous note features a wonderful representation of the New Jersey State seal as its central Vignette, with the name of the Bank and a dark Blue "HUNDRED" overprint below. In the lower left corner is a small Vignette depicting a stonemason. While in the opposite corner is a Blacksmith resting from his labors. This bank was unusual for it's time because they issued bank notes with a design on the reverse. Other features of this note include three (3) Orange geometric designs, each separated by floral figures printed in the same ink. This particular piece was un-issued, therefore it grade crisp, uncirculated. A beautiful high denomination obsolete issue. It is fully framed and about as nice as they come. Priced to move quickly at $115.00 To SEE it is to love it, order today.

 

 

NC $5.00 THE STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA

 

This 1863 note is simply stunning, one of the more beautiful issued by the Southern State during the Civil War. It features a view of the Harbor at Wilmington S.C. Several small sailing vessels are visible on the water as the town rises on the hillside. To the left of this picturesque scene is a standing female representing Liberty, supporting a Confederate Shield. In the lower right corner is a portrait of D.W. Courts, State treasurer from 1852 until1863. A bright red "FIVE" overprint dominates the area below the central Vignette. This particular note although it shows no sign of circulation has two light folds and is cut very tight at the top. It also has toned to a overall light brown, with a few scattered darker spots. So we have graded this note as toned almost uncirculated. A beautifully designed issue.

Must SEE, must have at only $65.00

 

 

VA $50.00 VIRGINIA TREASURY NOTE

 

Issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia in 1862, this beautiful note portrays then Senator James M. Mason in a frame along the left edge and three females representing Navigation, Agriculture and Commerce at the lower right. A large bright Orange-Red "L" overprint dominates the center, directly below the issuing Authority. The signatures, hand written in brown ink, are bold and sharp. Though cut a little tight on the right margin this note shows no sign of actual circulation, therefore we have graded it choice uncirculated. There is some very light toning spots on this piece, mostly confined to the left edge and upper right. This note is wonderful specimen of this popular design.

A bargain at $135.00 TAKE A LOOK

 

 

RA $1.00, $1.00, $1.00 AND $2.00 THE BANK OF AMERICA

 

The National Bank Note Company of New York printed this original, uncut sheet of currency for the Bank of America, Providence Rhode Island. It consists of 3 $1.00 bills and one $2.00 bill each denomination depicting a different design. The One-dollar note features a beautiful female, seated on a throne with a spread Eagle and American shield at her feet. In the lower right corner is a Vignette of young women with a sheaf of wheat over her shoulder, while the lower left features a portrait of an elderly gentleman.

The two-dollar bill depicts a young maiden representing Commerce reclining on a cotton bale and other product, as ships sail on the sea behind her. In the lower left corner is another maiden, this one representing Industry. In the lower right corner is the same elderly gentleman depicted in the other notes. A dark green geometric overprint appears below the central Vignette on each note. Since this is an uncut sheet, all the notes are crisp, uncirculated. A fantastic item to frame and display.

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1865 Confederate Final Statement

This partly printed document, measuring 8.25" x 13", is the final financial statement for James G. West, a private in Company K of the 50th Virginia Infantry. This form lists all the information pertinent to the wartime service of West and is signed by Captain Jefferson T. Lawson. This document is printed on embossed Mexican paper and all entries are written in dark brown ink. There are a few small smudges present, and three horizontal folds. It is interesting to note that he is indebted to the Confederate States for one shirt and one pair of socks. It is also intriguing that this form was not filled out and signed until March 15, 1865, less than a month before Lee surrendered. Private West was a 24 year-old farmer from Patrick County, Virginia when he enlisted on June 22, 1861 at Wytheville. He served faithfully with his regiment until his death, from disease, on August 23, 1863. The 50th Virginia participated in nearly every major engagement in Virginia, following its capture at Fort Donelson. Super! $145 Click here to view

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South Carolina $10 Reconstruction Note

A gorgeous example of this Reconstruction era note, this piece is dated March 2, 1872 and was issued in Columbia, South Carolina. A well done rendition of the famous painting "The Rescue" dominates the center of this note, showing Sergeants Jasper and Newton rescuing prisoners from the British. In the lower left hand corner is a superb vignette of Colonial General Daniel Morgan, while a portrait of a lovely young maiden appears in the lower right corner. A bright green overprint accents the sharp black and white contrast on this wonderful note. A green geometric design on the reverse offers a fantastic compliment to the beautiful obverse. Crisp uncirculated condition, with no trace of wear or mishandling, this note would make a great addition to any currency collection. Click here to view

South Carolina $20 Reconstruction Note

The central vignette of this beautiful note features a seated figure of Liberty and a standing Continental soldier, each supporting a shield with the state seal of South Carolina upon them. Between them hovers an angel with a trumpet to its lips. In the top corners of the note are agricultural products, while the portrait of a young maid shading her eyes can be found at the lower right. A bright green overprint highlights the front of this beautiful note, while green geometric designs cover the back. This wonderful piece is dated March 2, 1872 and was issued from Columbia, South Carolina. This particular note is in crisp un-circulated condition, exhibiting no signs of use or mishandling. A great opportunity to acquire this wonderful note.

1857 Nebraska Territorial $3 Note

This gorgeous note was printed in 1857 by Danforth, Wright & Co. for use by the Western Exchange Fire & Marine Insurance Company. The central vignette depicts a mounted Native American male preparing to shoot an arrow into a bison. He struggles to maintain control as his horse rears up on its hind legs. A small vignette of a young maiden with a pail graces the lower right corner, while a portrait of the Marquis de Lafayette can be seen at the lower left. A bright red "THREE" overprint highlights the area above the central vignette. These notes were issued in Omaha City with the backing of the Bishop Hill Colony in Illinois. This particular piece in un-issued and in choice un-circulated condition.

Bank of New England $2 Note

This beautiful $2.00 bill was printed by the American Bank Note Co. for use by the Bank of New England at Goodspeed?s Landing in East Haddam, Connecticut. Though not dated, this note was printed in the mid 1800's. The central vignette depicts the sidewheeler "City of Hartford", peacefully steaming past the town of Goodspeed?s Landing. This pastoral scene is flanked by two bright green "2" s, while below it appears the word "TWO", also in bright green. In the lower left corner of the note is an oval portrait of Mr. Thomas Macdonough. This piece is un-signed, un-issued, and in crisp un-circulated condition, with no marks or damage to detract from the beauty of this wonderful note. 

 

 

 

CODE

TYPE

DENOM

YEAR

VIGNETTE

GRADE

PRICE

3

13

$100

1861

Negroes Load Cotton

AU+

195.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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3

41

$100

1862

Workers Hoe Cotton

CU

110.00

3

50

$50

1862

J. Davis

UNC.

1195.00

3

52

$10

1862

Capital at Columbia, SC

VF

79.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3

58

$20

1863

Capitol at Nashville

XF

45.00

3

59

$10

1863

Capital at Columbia, SC AU

95.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3

64

$500

1864

Stonewall Jackson Stars and Bars Flag

CU

750.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3

66

$50

1864

Jefferson Davis

UNC

145.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3

68

$10

 

1864

 

Horses Pull Cannon

 

CH CU

50.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3

69

$5

 

1864

 

 

Capital at Richmond

 

CH CU

55.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3

70

$2

 

1864

 

 

J.P. Benjamin - Dark Orange

 

UNC

150.00

3

71

$1

 

1864

 

 

C.C. Clay Super

 

GEM CU

225.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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3

18

$20

1861

Sailing Ship

VF-XF

95.00

3

20

$20

1861

Navigation-Bee Hive

F

$55.00

3

18

$20

1861

Sailing Ship

FINE

69.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3

65

$100

1864

Lucy Pickens

AU

$145.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3

66

$50

1864

Jeff Davis

XF

$145.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3

72

$.50

1864

Jeff Davis

UNC

$35.00

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OBSOLETE CURRENCY

ALABAMA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ARKANSAS

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FLORIDA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

GEORGIA

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3

 

$5

1860

Merchants and Planters Bank. Savannah. Red Overprint

VF

55.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LOUISIANA

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3

 

$5

1862

Bank of Louisiana Spread Wing Eagle

VF

$55.00

3

 

$50

1862

Woman on Cotton Bale River Scene

VF

$75.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3

 

$5

1862

Vicsburg, Shreveport and Texas Railroad Co. Railroad Bonds on Back

VF

89.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3

 

$10

18__

Canal Bank, New Orleans, Eagle Center Red and Black Note

CU

49.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MISSISSIPPI

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MISSOURI

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NORTH CAROLINA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3

 

$1

1863

Commerce and Industry

UNC

24.00

3

 

$20

1860

Miners & Planters Bank, Murphy - Mining Scene Planting Scene

F+

55.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SOUTH CAROLINA

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3

 

$1

1873

South Carolina Railroad Company. Train at Left

CU

49.00

3

 

$5

1872

Revenue Bond Scrip. Small Train in Oval at Left. Green Five

CU

37.00

3

 

$10

1872

Bond Scrip. Sgt. Jasper Rescues Captives

CU

49.00

3

 

$20

1872

Bond Scrip. Continental Soldier, Sate Seal

CU

49.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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TEXAS

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VIRGINIA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NORTH ISSUES

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3

 

$5

 

C.S.A. Capitol at Richmond, same type note found on A. Lincoln at his death. Look

CU

$59.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3

 

$.50

 

State of Ga, civil war issue. Look

CU

27.00

7

 

$3

 

Nebraska territory beautiful. Excellent condition look

 

59.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7

 

$50

 

State of Louisiana, Civil War Gen. Polk, Excellant conditionLook

 

$99.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7

 

$100

 

Mill Hill New Jersey 1-1/2" x 5-1/2" July 11, 1837 Merchants Store, Near Trenton, Signed and Issued

FINE

$39.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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