September 04, 2020 12:00 PM EDT Cincinnati
Ends September 14, 2020


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Collection of Confederate Bonds and Notes, Incl. Counterfeit Examples

Confederate bills, including 3 $100 bills and several stamped "counterfeit."

Bond, $1000, CSA issued Feb. 20, 1863; No. 8435; with seven coupons, one removed. With image of "Stonewall" Jackson in the center.

Two bonds, $500, CSA issued Feb. 20, 1863; no. 3718 and 3638;  seven coupons, one removed. Image of a soldier by a camp fire in center.

$100 CSA note, June 18, 1862. With lovely image of train top center, sailing vessel in the distance. No. 8867 [A]. Signed R. I. Delony(?) and H. Lipter(?)

$1, Virginia note, July 21, 1862, No. 21206 [A]. Signed Jas. Bennett and G.R. Canci??

$100 CSA, Sept. 1, 1862, No. 7416 [Z]. Signed T. Grayson and I.D. Walford. Image of African Americans hoeing a field.

$100 CSA, Sept 25, 1862, No. 1743 [W]. Signed G. Johnston and W. Harvey. Same image as previous.

Some counterfeit bills were produced by the Union in an effort to destroy the economy of the Confederacy. Others were just criminals, like today. In this group there is a $50 bill with an image of Jefferson Davis; $20 with a sailing vessel; $20 with orange and black ink and the mythological female symbol of the South and symbols for agriculture and industry below; two $5 CSA with Virginia State Capitol.

Estimate: $300 - $500
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$688
09/04/2020

 

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