1862 10¢ Ten Cents United States Fractional Bank Note (Fr #1242) (First Issue) (PMG 53)

Civil War Currency

  • Lot number 4695810
  • Total bids 13
  • Winning bid $115.50
  • Buyer's premium $19.64
  • Total $135.13

Graded PMG 53 (About Uncirculated). Please see the images for more details on the condition of the bill.

Fractional currency, also referred to as shinplasters, was introduced by the United States federal government following the outbreak of the Civil War. These fractional notes were in use between 21 August 1862 and 15 February 1876, and issued in 3, 5, 10, 15, 25, and 50 cent denominations across five issuing periods.

Due to the uniqueness of each item, please refer to the photos provided in this auction. We offer high resolution images of each item rather than a written description of condition.

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