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Postage currency
Description United States postage currency note. Denomination of twenty-five (25) cents. It reads, in part, "RECEIVABLE FOR POSTAGE STAMPS / AT ANY US POST OFFICE" and "Exchangeable for United States Notes / by any Assistant Treasurer / or designated U.S. Depositary / in sums not less than / FIVE DOLLARS". A portrait of Thomas Jefferson is repeated five times on the front of the note.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 1 7/8 inches height
3 1/8 inches width
Nomenclature Paper money
Creation Printer: National Bank Note Company
Made in Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Subjects Image of: Jefferson, President Thomas
Made in Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Used during Civil War
Used in United States
Numismatics & Philatelics. Currency
Dates Creation: 07/17/1862 - 1862
Date act approved
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 6862.8