3 Cents "Fractional Currency" - 3rd issue

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

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Features

Issuer United States
Period Federal republic (1776-date)
Type Standard banknote
Year 1863
Value 3 Cents (0.03 USD)
Currency Dollar (1785-date)
Composition Paper
Size 65 × 40 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized 15 February 1876
Number N# 206550
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References P# 105
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.

Obverse

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

Script: Latin

Lettering:
Act of March 3d. 1863
United States
RECEIVABLE FOR ALL U.S. STAMPS.

THREE CENTS

Furnished only by the Assistant Treasurers
& Designated Depositaries of the United States.
FRACTIONAL CURRENCY
Treasury Department

Reverse

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

Script: Latin

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-03 

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