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Ref.nummer: CUR0026
Prijs BTW in: €175,00


When the Civil War broke out, the newly-formed Confederate States of America needed to create a monetary system to finance the government and the war effort. To raise money to finance its government, the Confederate States of America issued bonds. Confederate States of America War Bond of $500. This bond was authorized by act of congress on the 20th. of February 1863. The total number of bonds issued were 58.719. This bond is numbered 16609 and was issued on the 2nd. of March 1863. It has an imprint of "G. Wojciechowski" in the lower right with a vignette of C.G. Memminger (Confederate Secretary of the Treasury). It was litographed by Evans & Cogswell Colombia, South Carolina. It retains seven intact coupons plus one damaged. Small traces of usage and a couple of tears which do not affect the quality of the image. Overall excellent condition.


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