5 Dollars

5 Dollars - obverse5 Dollars - reverse

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Features

Issuer Confederate States (United States)
Type Standard banknote
Years 1862-1863
Value 5 Dollars
Currency Dollar
Composition Paper
Size 179 × 75 mm
Shape Rectangular (Hand-cut)
Demonetized 1865
Number N# 313418
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References P# 51,
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.
P# 59
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

The Confederate Capitol Building (current Virginia State Capitol) at top center.
Portrait of Christopher Gustavus Memminger, Confederate Secretary of the Treasury at bottom right.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
FUNDABLE IN STOCKS OR BONDS OF THE CONFEDERATE STATES.

TWO YEARS AFTER THE RATIFICATION OF A TREATY OF PEACE BETWEEN THE CONFEDERATE STATES & THE UNITED STATES

The Confederate States of America
WILL PAY TO Bearer FIVE DOLLARS.
Richmond 5

RECEIVABLE IN PAYMENT OF ALL DUES EXCEPT EXPORT DUTIES.

Engravers: Keating, Ball Columbia SC

Reverse

Five '5's with a V at center

Comments

Notes from 1862 read "Six months after the ratification of a Treaty of Peace between the Confederate States & the United States... "
This note was overprinted every month from April 1863 to February 1864.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1862-Dec-02  1st Series: No date stamp. Printed by J. T. Paterson & Co.
1863-Apr-06  2nd Series: Red date stamp. Lithographed by Evans & Cogswell
1863-Apr-06  2nd Series: Red date stamp. Printed by J.T. Paterson & Co.
1863-Apr-06  2nd Series: Red date stamp. Printed by Keating & Ball (Columbia, S.C.)
1863-Apr-06  No Series: Red date stamp. Lithographed by Evans & Cogswell

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