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Confederate States Treasury Note (Slaves in a Cotton Field, John C. Calhoun and Columbia to left and right)

Provenance

Collected by Sidney A. Wien (1902-1962), Atlanta, Georgia, between the mid-1940's and 1962; by descent to his daughter, Claire W. Morse, in 1962; to the MFA in November 2004, gift of Claire W. and Richard P. Morse.

Credit Line

The Sidney A. and Ellen M. Wien Collection—Given in their memory by Claire W. and Richard P. Morse

Confederate States Issue, April 17, 1862 issue, dated September 23, 1862

Object Place

Richmond, Virginia, Confederate States of America

Catalogue Raisonné

Friedberg CS-41

Accession Number

2004.1926

Medium or Technique

Printed on thin paper with black and red ink, signed in brown ink and numbered in red, back counterstamped in black and blue

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Numismatics, Paper Currency