Value of July 17, 1862 Five Cents Fractional Currency

Value of July 17, 1862 Five Cents Fractional Currency

Series: First

Year: July 17, 1862

Denomination: Five Cents

Signatures: None

Portrait: Thomas Jefferson

Front Text: Postage Currency – Furnished Only By The Assistant Treasurers And Designated Depositaries Of The U.S. Receivable For Postage Stamps At Any US Post Office – National Bank Note Co. N.Y. – 5 – U.S. Postage Five Cents

Back Text: Exchangeable for United States Notes by any Assistant Treasurer or designated U.S. Depositary in sums not less than FIVE DOLLARS, Receivable in payment of all dues to the U.States less than Five Dollars, Act Approved July 17. 1862. – 5

What’s Rare: You want to look for a note that doesn’t have the ABCO monogram on the back that also has perforated edges. The most common note from the series has straight edges and the ABCO marker. The other two varieties are somewhere in between in terms of value.

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