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Town of Staunton, Virginia 1861 Dated 25 Cent Note with Slave Cotton Scene
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Here is a tough to find note. This is a piece of currency was issued by the local government of Staunton, Virginia, July 6, 1861, "DUE BY THE TOWN OF STAUNTON, / TWENTY FIVE CENTS, / Payable in Virginia bank notes by the Chamberlain to Bearer on presentation of Due Bills to the amount of Ten Dollars." The note depicts slaves working the cotton fields on the left. This is the same scene that shows up on other Civil War Confederate currency. In the center it has the scene of two lovers. It is made with the blank back which is known as it being "Uniface". The dateDate is hand inscribed in blue ink as is the serial number and signatures. Along the bottom edge it is marked by the printer "HOYER & LUDWIG, RICHMOND, VA". They only produced 2 denominations of currency from this town. This 25 cent version and a $1 version. Don't miss your chance to own this interesting note.

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