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  • New Orleans Confederate Currency Grouping

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    New Orleans Confederate Currency Grouping - Inventory Number: GRO 078

    Unique grouping consisting of a confederate minted, 1861 New Orleans, silver half dollar, and original $10 Bank of Louisiana 1862 note, printed general order number 29. Stating:

    Headquarters department of Gulph dated May 16, 1862 from New Orleans it is here by ordered, that needed the city of New Orleans, or the banks, thereof, exchange their notes, bills, or obligations for confederate notes, bills, or bonds, nor issue, any bill, or obligation, payable and confederate notes.

    To on the 27th day of May instant, all circulation of, or trade-in, confederate notes, and bills will cease within this department; and all sales or transfers of properties make on, or after that day, and consideration of such notes or bills, directly, or indirectly, will be void, And the property confiscated to the United States, 1/4 of to go to the informer, by command of major general, Butler.  Also included is a wonderful profile, life view of Butler as Major General with nice pencil inscription beneath.

    An excellent example of a Confederate minted New Orleans 1861 1/2 dollar before the die shows the coarse crack which eventually rendered it useless.  Outstanding context regarding currency of the CS and US in the occupied south.

    Comes housed in 12 x 16 riker display case with blue velvet and descriptive card.

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    Inventory Number: GRO 078