MARCH 1 1863 $1 FLORIDA US CONFEDERATE CURRENCY RED TINTS
1863, $1 FLORIDA US CIVIL WAR CONFEDERATE CURRENCY with RED
Issued at the Treasury in Tallahassee, March 1st, 1863.
The note depicts a black slave carrying a basket of cotton at center, others pick cotton in background. Young child at left. Fancy red ONE and numerals "1" overprints. Back is blank as issued.
Signatures by Florida Civil War Treasurer C.H. Austin and Governor John Milton.
Florida, like most Confederate states, issued its own paper currency during the Civil War to circulate in the state alongside Confederate States issues. Florida was very sparsely populated during the Civil War; it issued relatively little currency notes making them scarce today.
The note has edge wear, small tears and folds.
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