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  • Confederate Currency September 2nd 1862 $10 Bill from Richmond Virginia

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    Confederate Currency, September 2nd 1862 Confederate $10 Bill from Richmond, Virginia - Inventory Number: CUR 051

     Confederate currency, authorized September 1, 1861 but with September 1, 1862 issue date in error.

    Currency was issued by the Confederate government authorized September 1, 1861 but with September 1, 1862 issue date in error, "Six months after Ratification of a Treaty of Peace between the Confederate States and the United States / The CONFEDERATE STATES of AMERICA / Will pay ONE DOLLAR to Bearer / FUNDABLE IN EIGHT PER CENT STOCK OR BONDS OF THE CONFEDERATE STATES / RECEIVABLE IN PAYMENT OF ALL DUES EXCEPT EXPORT DUTIES".  Note depicts Ceres resting on bales of cotton, at center, and R. M. T. Hunter, Confederate Secretary of State and Senator, at right, black print on plain paper, plain back.  Date is printed, serial number is hand inscribed, signature is hand signed.  Engraver did not place his name on the note, but it is believed to have been engraved by Hoyer & Ludwig, Richmond, Virginia.  This note has at least three errors, wrong date, statement omitted about export duties, and the engraver name was omitted!

    Ref: Criswell T46.


    Inventory Num ber: CUR 051