Here’s your chance to own a complete set of 6 scarce notes from the Civil War era. These fractional notes were created to ease a coin shortage caused by widespread hoarding after the Civil War’s start. Then, it was nearly impossible for merchants to make change. So the U.S. government authorized paper notes with values less than a dollar called "Fractional Currency". Beginning in 1862, these sought-after notes were produced for fourteen years in six different denominations: 3¢, 5¢, 10¢, 15¢, 25¢ and 50¢.Out of the millions of Fractional Currency Notes originally issued, over 99% have been redeemed and destroyed. Fortunately, with this historically significant set, you’ll receive 6 notes, one of every denomination issued – including the scarcest denomination, the 15¢ note! Plus, your set comes with a FREE Civil War-era cover (envelope front) featuring patriotic images. These historic covers were produced by both the Union and Confederacy to promote their war efforts. Today, surviving pieces like these are authentic artifacts from a dramatic chapter in America’s history. Enhance your collection today, with this set of handsome notes!
- Product Type: Sets