Just weeks after the formation of the Confederate States of America, the new nation began to issue its own coins and paper banknotes. Unlike the United States, the Confederate States of America issued banknotes through various printers and banks. The notes were not backed by hard assets and were rendered useless after the Confederacy’s defeat. Today though, the notes are highly collectible. Right now, 1864 $50 Confederate States of America Notes in Very Fine condition are available to purchase online at Silver.com.
- Ships to you in individual currency sleeves!
- 1864 $50 notes from the 7th Series!
- Bears a face value of $50 from the Confederate States of America.
- The obverse depicts President Jefferson Davis of the Confederates States of America.
- On the reverse side is a simple design field with the denomination.
- Notes in Very Fine condition.
Each 1864 $50 Confederate States of America Note available here comes with an individual currency sleeve. A note in Very Fine condition comes with signs of circulation use that can range from light wear and tear to moderate wear and tear. The notes may also have light or mild soiling with fold lines present. Notes on the higher end of the Very Fine range have seven to 10 fold lines, while most notes are of an average nature and have numerous fold lines.
The Confederate States of America issued Confederate States dollars through seven different series that required 10 authorization acts from the Confederate government. The First Series of notes consisted of $2 million worth of notes issued originally in $50, $100, $500, and $1000 notes and through an amended act with additional $50 and $100 notes. President Jefferson Davis, the only President of the Confederate States of America, featured on all $50 notes from the Third Series until the Seventh Series.
The obverse side of 1864 $50 Confederate States of America Notes comes with an effigy of President Jefferson Davis. The only person to serve as President of the Confederate States of America, Davis had previously attended The United States Military Academy at West Point, served in the United States Army in the Mexican-American War, and served in multiple political offices prior to the Civil War.
On the reverse field of 1864 $50 Confederate States of America Notes is a simple design field with the denomination of the note printed several times. These 1864 notes come from the Seventh Series of notes on the Confederate States dollar series. The final act issuing notes authorized $200 million worth of notes and represented the single largest amount of notes in a single act from the Confederacy.
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