CIVIL WAR RELICS
CIVIL WAR AND HISTORICAL MEMORABILIA
CONFEDERATE 1861 $10. NOTE MARKED
COUNTERFEIT - T-25 note of Sept. 2, 1861 with period
ink across the front of the note 'COUNTERFEIT'. Note
has been folded, shows wear and has several very small
pin sized holes.
CONFEDERATE BOND - VERY RARE - CR10 - Lithographed by J.T.
Paterson & Co. Columbia, SC. Hand written amount of $1000. and
dated Richmond, February 17, 1863. Has folds and a 1/8" tear in one
fold at edge - extremely hard to find. Not pristine but in good condition.
CONFEDERATE BOND - $500. 1862 - CR111 - Lithographed by B.
Duncan, Columbia, SC. Dated Richmond, May 17, 1862. Has folds and
retains 15 interest coupons. Was never signed by the Register of the
CONFEDERATE BOND - $100. 1862 - CR120 - Lithographed by Archer
& Daly Dated Richmond, March 2, 1863. Printed on pink paper, now
faded, has folds and retains 4 interest coupons. Red Treasury Stamp in
upper right corner.
CONFEDERATE BOND - $500. 1862 - CR121 - Lithographed by Archer
& Daly - Richmond, Va. Dated Richmond, March 2, 1863. Printed on
pink paper, has folds and retains 7 interest coupons. Water stain in upper
TEXAS TREASURY WARRANT FOR MILITARY
SERVICE - 1862 - TX11 - Dated January 4, 1862 good
green color on obverse, some minor stains. Reverse shows
wrinkles and folds, some separation on middle fold at top
of note. Good condition.
CIVIL WAR SUTLER SCRIPT - Unused script for William S.
Wilder, Sutler to the 1st District Cavalry. Predated 1864 and
approx. 2 7/16" x 7 3/16". Excellent condition.
UNITED STATES CURRENCY - 1779 CC-88 - Approx. 2
13/16" x 3 5/8" $2.00 Note issue date of January 14, 1779,
only 2 1/2 years after the Declaration of Independence. Has red
overprint on graphic and 'UNITED STATES' on left border.
Printed by Hall and Sellers 1779. Fair Condition.
STATE OF LOUISIANA - SHREVEPORT 1863 - $50.00
Note issue date of March 10, 1863, has likeness of Confederate
General L. Polk. Light blue reverse. Good Condition.
1838 HARD TIMES ANTI-SLAVERY TOKEN - Approx. 1 1/16"
dia., made of copper. Coin shows a woman slave in a kneeling
pose with the motto: "Am I Not a Woman & a Sister / 1838".
The opposite side has a wreath with "Liberty / 1838" and
"United States of America". Shows wear on high relief areas.
These coins have been reproduced but are easily spotted due to
the poor quality. This is the real deal.
1863 CIVIL WAR ANTI SLAVERY TOKEN - Approx. the size of
a penny, made of copper. Coin shows a bust view of Liberty with
the motto: "Liberty and No Slavery / 1863". The opposite side
shows a shield, two flags and a Liberty Cap. Shows much wear
CIVIL WAR KENDALLVILLE, INDIANA STORE CARD R-8 -
Approx. the size of a penny, made of copper. These were used for
local money and as advertising tools during the War as people
were hoarding hard money and especially pennies were in
demand. This has a rarity value of R-8 (out of 10) and is in very
good condition. It advertises for W.S. Thomas - Dealer in Dry
Goods & Groceries located in Kendallville, Indiana.
1864 CIVIL WAR KENDALLVILLE, INDIANA STORE CARD
R-5 - Approx. the size of a penny, made of copper. These were
used for local money and as advertising tools during the War as
people were hoarding hard money and especially pennies were in
demand. This has a rarity value of R-5 (out of 10) and is fairly
well worn and has pitting. It advertises for G.S. Rowell & Son -
Produce Dealers located in Kendallville, Indiana.
STATE OF GEORGIA - 1863 - 10 CENT Fractional Note
issue date of January 1, 1863. Some minor foxing. Good
CONFEDERATE - $100. note - June 20, 1862 - J.T. Paterson,
Columbia, SC. Printed on white paper - no watermark. Good
MARYLAND COLONIAL CURRENCY - 1776 CC-45 - Approx.
2 3/4" x 3 9/16" Two and two thirds dollar note issue date of
August 14, 1776, only 41 days after the Declaration of
Independence. Printed by F. Green - Annapolis 1776. Good
TOWN OF READFIELD, MAINE WAR BOND - Approx. 10" x
11" Bond approved on February 17, 1865 and issued January 1,
1870 for the Town of Readfield, Maine to raise $31,000 to cover
the War Debt. The bond amount is $100. and still retains 6 of the
interest coupons. Towns, Cities and States would issue these to
cover the debt of things like bounties for soldier enlistment, aid to
soldier's families, etc. Very good condition.
STATE OF FLORIDA - 10 cent note - February 2, 1863 - No
engraver or printer. Blue 'TEN' overprint. Excellent Condition on
this desirable Florida note.
STATE OF FLORIDA - 25 cent note - February 2, 1863 - No
engraver or printer. Blue 'TWENTY-FIVE' overprint. Excellent
Condition on this desirable Florida note.
ENCASED POSTAGE STAMP - Ayer's Sarsaparilla - To Purify
The Blood ad on reverse. In 1862 coinage was being hoarded and
with worry that there may be an issue, John Gault came up with
an idea and received a patent to make these stamp holders that
could be used as us coin determined by the price of the stamp it
contained with a thin sheet of mica protecting the stamp. This
example contains a 10 cent US stamp. The case is marked with
the above mentioned ad and is also embossed with "Pat. Aug 12,
1862 / J. Gault". Case still retains the original mica though be it
cracked as can be seen in the images.
CONFEDERATE 1864 $500. NOTE - Iconic note from Keatinge
& Ball, Columbia, SC, Series of February 17, 1864 with just
about everything you want on a Confederate note, The seal with
Washington, 3rd National Flag and Stonewall Jackson. Partial
Treasury stamp in lower left corner. Faded red coloring and of
course a blank reverse on these notes.
U.S. 3 CENT FRACTIONAL CURRENCY - Note from the Act of
March 3, 1863 for the denomination of 3 cents. During the Civil
War there became a change shortage - everyone hoarding the
metallic coins. This was the government's answer to both stop the
hoarding and quench the need for change. This coupon size note
is in absolutely beautiful condition.
U.S. 5 CENT POSTAGE FRACTIONAL CURRENCY - Note
from the Act of July 17, 1862 for the denomination of 5 cents.
During the Civil War there became a change shortage - everyone
hoarding the metallic coins. This was the government's answer to
both stop the hoarding and quench the need for change. This
coupon size note is in good condition but has several small stains
as can be seen in photos.
STATE OF GEORGIA - 1864 $10. NOTE - GA-24 - Note from
April 6, 1864 - Milledgeville, Ga. - Engraved by Howell. Note is in
fair condition with a few small pin holes and expected rough edge
along bottom as seen in photos.
CONFEDERATE 1864 $20. NOTE - Series of February 17, 1864
with great red color on obverse and slightly faded blue on reverse.
Decent note for the price.
STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA - 1863 - 50 CENT
Fractional Note issue date of February 1, 1863. W T & C
watermark. Very good condition.
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