1864-1869 50¢ Fifty-Cents U.S. Fractional Currency Bank Note (Third Issue - Francis E. Spinner)

Civil War Currency

  • Lot number 5417896
  • Total bids 19
  • Winning bid $125.00
  • Buyer's premium $21.25
  • Total $146.25

Please see the images for details on the condition of the note. 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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