15 Cents "Fractional Currency" - 4th issue

Features

Issuer United States
Period Federal republic (1776-date)
Type Standard banknote
Year 1863
Value 15 Cents (0.15 USD)
Currency Dollar (1785-date)
Composition Paper
Size 89 × 47 mm
Shape Rectangular
Number N# 213520
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References P# 116
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

Bust of Columbia at left

Script: Latin

Lettering:
ACT APPROVED MARCH 3rd 1863.
FRACTIONAL CURRENCY,
UNITED STATES
Fifteen
Cents
Furnished only by the Assistant Treasurers
and Designated Depositories of the United States.
John Allison (signature) F.E. Spinner (signature)
REGISTER TREASURER
NATIONAL BANK NOTE COMPANY

Engraver: Douglas C. Romerson

Reverse

Counters at right and left.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
THIS NOTE IS EXCHANGEABLE FOR
UNITED STATES NOTES BY THE ASST.
TREASURERS AND DESIGNATED DE-
POSITORS of the UNITED STATES

IN SUMS NOT LESS THAN THREE
DOLLARS RECEIVABLE IN PAYMENT
OF ALL DUES of the UNITED STATES, LESS
THAN FIVE DOLLARS, EXCEPT CUSTOMS

AMERICAN BANK NOTE COMPANY

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1863  6% 38mm seal, Bluish right side, paper w/violet fibers. Fr# 1261
1863  0% 40mm dark purple brown seal, Bluish right side (RARE). Fr# 1260
1863  44% 40mm red seal, no watermark , paper w/pink fibers. Fr# 1258
1863  22% 40mm red seal, Bluish right side, paper w/violet fibers. Fr# 1259
1863  22% 40mm red seal, watermarked paper w/pink fibers. Fr# 1257

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