5 Dollars, Confederate States of America, 1863

5 Dollars, Confederate States of America, 1863

<< >>
Usage conditions apply
Downloads
Description (Brief)
One (1) 5 dollar note
Confederate States of America, 1863
Obverse Image: Virginia State Capitol in center. Portrait of C. G. Memminger at lower right.
Obverse Text: FIVE / 5 / FUNDABLE IN STOCKS OR BONDS OF THE CONFEDERATE STATES. / G / TWO YEARS AFTER THE RATIFICATION OF A TREATY OF PEACE BETWEEN THE CONFEDERATE STATES & THE UNITED STATES, / THE CONFEDERATE STATES OF AMERICA WILL PAY TO BEARER FIVE DOLLARS. / NO. 32000 / RICHMOND / APRIL 6TH 1863 / RECEIVABLE IN PAYMENT OF ALL DUES EXCEPT EXPORT DUTIES. / JANUARY, 1864.
Reverse Image: Intricate decoration in blue ink including five medallions with the number 5 and a large V.
Reverse Text: 5 / V
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
paper money, canceled
currency, Confederate
note
date made
1863
engraver
Keatinge & Ball
lithographer
Evans & Cogswell
place made
United States: Confederate States of America
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
blue (back color)
Measurements
overall: 7 in x 3 in; 17.78 cm x 7.62 cm
ID Number
1998.0063.0134
serial number
32000
accession number
1998.0063
catalog number
1998.0063.0134
Credit Line
U.S. National Archives and Records Administration
See more items in
Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Coins, Currency and Medals
Data Source
National Museum of American History
Nominate this object for photography.   

Our collection database is a work in progress. We may update this record based on further research and review. Learn more about our approach to sharing our collection online.

If you would like to know how you can use content on this page, see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use. If you need to request an image for publication or other use, please visit Rights and Reproductions.

Comments

Add a comment about this object