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Value of March 3, 1863 Three Cents Fractional Currency

Value of March 3, 1863 Three Cents Fractional Currency

Series: Third

Year: March 3, 1863

Denomination: Three Cents

Signatures: None

Portrait: George Washington

Front Text: Act of March 3d 1863 – E Pluribus Unim – United States Receivable For All U.S. Stamps. – Three Cents – Furnished Only By The Assistant Treasurers & Designated Depositaries Of The United States – Fractional Currency – Treasury Department

Back Text: This Note is Exchangeable for United States Notes By Assistant Treasurers And Designated Depositories Of The United States in the sums not less than Three Dollars. Receivable In Payment Of All Dues To The United States Less Than Five Dollars Except Customs.

What’s Rare: There are just two different types of three cent fractionals. The more common type has a lighter colored field behind Washington. The scarcer variety has a darker almost all black field behind George Washington’s head. The second type is especially difficult to find in gem condition.

GOT SOMETHING TO SELL? We buy fractional currency if it is in perfect condition or a rare variety. Please send pictures of what you have and we would be happy to make an offer. Sales@AntiqueMoney.com