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1861 $5 Obsolete Bank note - State of South Carolina Columbia F-VF

1861 $5 Obsolete Bank note - State of South Carolina Columbia F-VF
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Why add the 1861 $5 Obsolete Banknote - State of South Carolina Columbia F-VF to your collection?

These 1861 $5 Obsolete Banknotes issued by the Bank of the State of South Carolina Columbia are available to you in the Fine to Very Fine grades. These notes were part of a hoard of Civil War era notes. South Carolina saw the first shots of the Civil War fired in 1861 and later state seceded from the Union that year. This note was issued in a state that was one of the original American Colonies and one of the first to join the Confederacy.

$5 Red "Sweet Potato Note" Design

The obverse features the central "Sweet Potato Dinner" vignette. The image features General Francis Marion offering a sweet potato dinner to General Banastre Tarleton during the Revolutionary War. Tarleton had a reputation for being a ruthless and brutal British military leader. Each note has the denomination "FIVE" engraved in red and has hand-written signatures and dates.

Fine to Very Fine condition

Very Fine notes will have four or more folds and will be circulated with some soiling. Fine notes will have solid paper, be moderately circulated with many folds and some soiling. Notes in this grade will have no serious distractions but will have rounded corners, possible margin splits and other issues.

Add some history to your collection with this 1861 $5 Obsolete Bank note - State of South Carolina Columbia in Fine to Very Fine condition from ModernCoinMart today.


Year of Issue:1861
Mint:State of South Carolina Columbia
Grading Service:Uncertified
Grade:F-VF
Composition:Paper
Country:United States
Legal Tender:United States
Currency:Dollar
Denomination:5