Shortly after the formation of the Confederate States of America, the Confederacy began to issue its own forms of currency in the Confederate States dollar denomination. This consisted of coins and banknotes, with banknotes referred to as “greybacks.” Now, 1862-1863 $100 Confederate Currency Notes in Very Fine condition are available to you for purchase online from JM Bullion.
- Notes arrive in protective currency sleeves!
- Design 1st issued in 1862 in the 4th Series of Confederate States dollars!
- Issued a value of $100 by the Confederate States of America.
- On the obverse are the images of a milkmaid and a steam locomotive.
- The reverse face is blank.
- Please note the banknotes you receive could have matching or varied dates if you buy multiples.
Confederate States dollar banknotes were issued with a wide range of design elements, with certain denominations even coming with several different designs for the same face value. This was often the result of the fact that several banks, lithographic companies, and other sources were producing notes for the Confederacy.
When it comes to the 1862-1862 $100 Confederate Currency Note, two different obverse designs were issued in the 4th Series issue of Confederate notes. Keatinge & Ball issued $100 notes with John C. Calhoun on the note, while the image of a milkmaid and a steam locomotive were issued by two different groups. J.T. Patterson & Co of Columbia, South Carolina, and Hoyer & Ludwig of Richmond, Virginia.
On the obverse of 1862-1863 $100 Confederate Currency Notes is a depiction of a milkmaid in the lower-left field with the image of a steam locomotive chugging down the tracks in the center of the design element. The Confederacy infamously issued banknotes with images of slaves on the obverse. The reverse side of 1862-1863 $100 Confederate Currency Notes was left blank during production.
You will be able to tell which series $100 note you receive by observing the place of issue and date on the note. For example, a note with “Richmond” on the obverse indicates that the notes were issued by Hoyer & Ludwig of Richmond, Virginia, one of several issuers of Confederate currency. The date of issue for the notes is often handwritten on the obverse after the location of production and release.
These 1862-1863 $100 Confederate Currency Notes are available to you in Very Fine condition. Notes in this condition often have common evidence of circulation, such as light-to-mild soiling and numerous fold lines. The notes will arrive with a protective currency sleeve.
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