Postage currency

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Description United States postage currency note. Denomination of fifty (50) 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 George Washington is repeated five times on the front of the note.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 3 1/8 inches width
1 7/8 inches height
Nomenclature Paper money
Creation Printer: National Bank Note Company
Made in Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Subjects Image of: Washington, George
Made in Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Used during Civil War, 1861-1865
Used in United States
Numismatics & Philatelics. Currency
Dates Creation: Not earlier than 07/17/1862 - 1862
(Act of July 17, 1862)
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 6862.7

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