3 Cents "Fractional Currency" - 3rd issue

3 Cents ("Fractional Currency" - 3rd issue) -  obverse3 Cents ("Fractional Currency" - 3rd issue) -  reverse

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Features

Country United States
Type Standard banknote
Year 1863
Value 3 cents (0.03 USD)
Currency Dollar (1785-date)
Composition Paper
Size 65 × 40 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized 02-15-1876
References P# 105
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Modern issues 1961-present (25th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248986.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. General issues, 1368-1960 (16th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247071.
  • George S. Cuhaj (editor); 2013. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Specialized Issues (12th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440238833.

Obverse

Portrait of George Washington center. Denomination in upper corners lettering beside and under portrait 3rd issue

Lettering:
Untied States receivable for all U.S. stamps
Three Cents
Furnished only by the Assistant Treasurers & designated depositaries of the United States.
Fractional Currency

Reverse

Roman numeral of denomination in all corners with large '3'in wreath surrounded by stars. Lettering on either side of wreath. Green ink

Lettering: This Note is Exchangeable for United States Notes by Assistant Treasurers and designated depositaries of the United States in some not less than Three Dollars. Receivable in payment of all dues to the United States less than five dollars. Except customs.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1863-Mar-3 

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