10 Cents "Fractional Currency" - 5th issue

10 Cents ("Fractional Currency" - 5th issue) - obverse10 Cents ("Fractional Currency" - 5th issue) - reverse

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Issuer United States
Period Federal republic (1776-date)
Type Standard banknote
Year 1874
Value 10 Cents (0.10 USD)
Currency Dollar (1785-date)
Size 80 × 54 mm
Shape Rectangular
Number N# 203351
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References P# 122,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Modern issues 1961-present (25th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, United States.
And 2 more volumes.
Fr US# 1264-1266
Arthur L. Friedberg, Ira S. Friedberg; 2021. Paper money of the United States : a complete illustrated guide with valuations (22nd edition). Coin & Currency Institute, Williston, United States of America.


Portrait of William M. Meredith with a red seal

Script: Latin

Lettering: Fractional Currency – United States – X Cents – Series of 1874 – William M. Meredith – Secy Treasy 1849 – Engraved and Printed At The Bureau, Engraving & Printing – Register – Treasurer


Script: Latin

Lettering: This Note is Exchangeable for United States Notes By Assistant Treasurers And Designated Depositories Of The United States in the sums not less than Three Dollars. Receivable In Payment Of All Dues To The United States Less Than Five Dollars Except Customs. – Columbian Bank Note Co. Washington, D.C.


John Allison (JA) Register of the Treasury
Francis Elias Spinner (FES) Treasurer of the United States

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Date Signatures VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1874  JA, FES 3% Green Seal (Fr US# 1264)
1874  JA, FES 91% Red Seal (Fr US# 1265, long, thin key)
1874  JA, FES 6% Red Seal (Fr US# 1266, short, thick key)

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