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Creator Role

administer producer

Description

The object is a Confederate States of America twenty-dollar bill. In order to finance its government and war, the CSA created a monetary system and printed bank notes in the following denominations: 50 cents, $1, $2, $5, $10, $20, $50, $100, $500, and $1,000.

Description Source

The Henry Ford. https://www.thehenryford.org/collections-and-research/digital-collections/artifact/370090/ (accessed January 28, 2019).

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Date of Publication

2-17-1864

Approximate Creation Date

17 February 1864

Measurement

3 X 7 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

Paper (Fiber product)

Inscription

recto, in part: THE CONFEDERATE STATES OF AMERICA / will pay TWENTY DOLLARS to the bearer / on demand RICHMOND February 17th 1864. verso, in part: TWENTY

Creation Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Work Type

paper money

Class

ephemera

Rights

Copyright protected by Mississippi State University Libraries. Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required.

ID

7604

Digital ID

FVW_07604

Current Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Repository

Mississippi State University Libraries.

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version).

Contact Information

For more information about the contents of this collection, email sp_coll@library.msstate.edu.

Confederate Currency, Confederate States of America, Twenty Dollars

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