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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.
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Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
17 February 1864
3 X 7 inches
Materials and Techniques Display
Paper (Fiber product)
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
Money--Confederate States of America; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)
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