Confederate Currency

Confederate Currency

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On February 4, 1861, the Confederate States of America was formed, and almost immediately the first Confederate notes were printed - the famous "Montgomery" notes. These would be followed by many designs over the next four years. The seventy different designs or "type" notes are eagerly sought today by collectors, historians and family historians, and a collection of Confederate currency offers fascinating insights into the tumultuous Civil-War period. Pierre Fricke examines these series of Confederate notes, highlighting the history and circumstances in which they were created. This easy-to-read, fun and educational book offers an introduction to the often beautiful notes that financed the more

Product details

  • Paperback | 56 pages
  • 150 x 210 x 5mm | 117.93g
  • Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • Shire Publications
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 80 col
  • 074781080X
  • 9780747810803
  • 754,819

About Pierre Fricke

Pierre Fricke is an expert on Confederate currency and an award-winning author of several books on the subject. He also operates a highly respected rare coin and paper money collecting business. He has been collecting currency since more

Table of contents

Financing a New Nation The First Series 1861 The Second Series 1861 Printing Confederate Paper Money The Third Series 1861-2 Counterfeit Confederate Paper Money The $100 7.3 Percent Interest-Bearing Notes of 1862-63 The Fifth Series 1862 The Trans-Mississippi The Sixth Series 1863 The Seventh Series 1864-65 Further Reading Indexshow more