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Mississippi Confederate Money CR24 2.50 Treasury VF

Your Price: $210.00
Item Number: MS 2 1/2 dollars 61009
Manufacturer: CSA - Confederacy Capital - Montgomery AL, Richmond VA
Mississippi Confederate Money 2.50 Cotton Pledged 1862 VF
Mississippi Confederate Money 2.50 Cotton Pledged 1862 VF

MS Obsolete Civil War Currency 2.50


Type of Confederate Money - Mississippi Cotton Pledged 2.50 State Treasury Note.
Nickname or Vignettes - The left vignette is a farmer with grain and a sickle, the right shows an Indian brave with a large bow and tomahawk. The center has a blue tint crest with star, flag, cannons and cotton bales.
Date & Place of Issue - Issued during the second year of the Civil War on May 1st, 1862 from Jackson Mississippi.
Serial Number & Plate Letter - 61009 printed by hand in brown ink.
Condition - Very Fine with excellent centering, and nice coloring and printing.
Back - The backs of this Mississippi confederate money was plain. This one is as per grade. B24 is written very small in pencil in the upper right corner by an old time collector.
Criswell & Fricke Numbers - Criswell Number 24, which means this cotton pledged note has the May 1st, 1862 date, and has the blue underprinting. The 2.50 notes with blue underprint are somewhat scarcer than the ones printed with the green ink.
Number Issued & Printers - There was a total of 5 Million dollars printed in the Cotton pledged issues of 1862, this was for all denominations. The state of Mississippi issued these notes backed by the planter's stored cotton.
Type of Bank Paper Used -Average quality
Payable In - On demand after Proclamation to present, the State of Mississippi will pay to bearer the sum of Two Dollars and fifty cents out of proceeds of cotton pledged for redemption of this note at the Treasurer's Office in Jackson Mississippi.
Notes - A nice average quality Mississippi cotton pledged note, these notes are very much in demand at the present. The picture shows the actual Mississippi confederate money that is for sale, in addition, the back of this obsolete Civil War Currency can be seen in the photograph gallery.

CSA MS 2.50 Cotton Pledged Note issued 1862 in very fine conditon