½ Dollar "Continental Currency" - United Colonies

½ Dollar ("Continental Currency" - United Colonies) -  obverse½ Dollar ("Continental Currency" - United Colonies) -  reverse

© Ginger (CC BY-NC)

Features

Issuer United States - Pre-Federal
Type Standard banknote
Year 1776
Value ½ Dollar (0.50)
Composition Paper
Size 80 × 59 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 335873
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)

Obverse

Lettering:
HALF A DOLLAR
According
to a Resolution
of CONGRESS,
passed at Phi-
ladelphia, Fe-
bruary 17,
1776.
FUGIO.
MIND YOUR
BUSINESS

HALF A DOLLAR

Reverse

Lettering:
HALF A DOLLAR.
N-HAMPˢ. MASSACHˢ. CONNECT.ᵀ R. ISLAND.
N. YORK. N. JERSEY. PENNSYLVᴬ DELAWARE.
MARYLAND. VIRGINIA. N. CAROLᴬ. S. CAROLᴬ. GEORGIA
AMERICAN CONGRESS
WE ARE ONE

Printed by Hall & Sellers,
in Philadelphia. 1776.

See also

Manage my collection

Please sign in or create an account to manage your collection.

Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1776-Feb-17 

Get this banknote

No member from this site currently wants to exchange it.

Numista Rarity index: 97 Search tips
This index is based on the data of Numista members collections. It ranges from 0 to 100, 0 meaning a very common coin or banknote and 100 meaning a rare coin or banknote among Numista members.

» Buy banknotes from the United States (Pre-Federal) at eBay

Contribute to the catalogue

Modify or add data on this page
Register a past auction sale
Duplicate this page