50 Cents "Fractional Currency" - 5th issue

Features

Issuer United States
Period Federal republic (1776-date)
Type Standard banknote
Years 1874-1875
Value 50 Cents (0.50 USD)
Currency Dollar (1785-date)
Composition Paper
Shape Rectangular
Number N# 228866
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References P# 124
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

William H. Crawford portrait to the left

Lettering:
United States
FIFTY CENTS
SERIES OF 1875
Fractional Currency

Reverse

Denomination at centre

Lettering:
UNITED STATES

THIS NOTE IS EXCHANGEABLE FOR
UNITED STATES NOTES
BY THE ASSISTANT TREASURERS AND
DESIGNATED DEPOSITARIES OF THE
UNITED STATES, IN SUMS NOT LESS THAN
THREE DOLLARS
RECEIVABLE IN PAYMENT
OF ALL
DUES TO THE UNITED STATES LESS THAN
FIVE DOLLARS, EXCEPT CUSTOMS.

Patented July 24, 1866.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1874  19%
1875  81%

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