50 Cents

Features

Issuer Confederate States (United States)
Type Standard banknote
Year 1864
Value 50 Cents (0.50)
Currency Dollar
Composition Paper (Rice Paper)
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 217549
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References P# 64
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Modern issues 1961-present (25th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

Value of note on both sides.
Potrait of President Jefferson Davis at center.
Serial No

Lettering:
Richmond, Feb.Y 7th, 1864
No. (serial no.)

Two Years after the ratification of a Treaty of Peace between the Confederate States & the United States of America.

Confederate States of America will pay to the bearer on demand Two Dollars.

Engraver: Keatinge Ball

Reverse

Blank

Comments

Series of 1864.
Beware of the multitude of fakes in the market. All the notes were hand signed, made of very thin rice paper, and mostly have uneven dimensions (not machine cut).

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1864  P#64

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Pictures Sale Date Grade Price
Picture 1 of a sold 50 CentsPicture 1 of a sold 50 Cents
Katz
Auction 59
Lot 3341
Internet Archive
Apr 23, 2022 VF USD 55.81
(EUR 53.00)
(+ buyer's premium)

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