1874 United States 25¢ Twenty Five Cents Fractional Bank Note Bill (High Grade Condition)

Civil War Currency

  • Lot number 1149755
  • Total bids 31
  • Winning bid $42.00
  • Buyer's premium $6.72
  • Total $48.72
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Fractional currency, also referred to as shinplasters, was introduced by the United States federal government following the outbreak of the Civil War. These fractional notes were in use between 21 August 1862 and 15 February 1876, and issued in 3, 5, 10, 15, 25, and 50 cent denominations across five issuing periods.

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