Origin: These notes are examples of American Civil War era paper currency issued by the state of Georgia in 1863, as part of the Confederate States of America. This state issued currency was exchangeable for Confederate Treasury Notes (banknotes) in sums of $5 or more.
Due to the South's weaker manufacturing capabilities during the war, Confederate paper money was cheaply made. It was printed on very thin material, with many states using rice paper or even papyrus. The South also lacked precision machinery to cut the notes, and instead opted to cut them by hand—which is why many of them lack the straight edges of modern currency. Each of these notes also features a handwritten serial number written with iron gall ink.
These notes come encased in a rigid, double layer currency protector that provides both protection and easy viewing. Each includes a Certificate of Authenticity.
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Your order will include:
- One original Georgia 10 cent note, dated 1863
- Rigid, double layer currency protector
- Detail card with relevant information about the relic
- Certificate of Authenticity
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Frequently Asked Questions:
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When you buy from History Hoard, you can rest assured that each of your new relics has been thoroughly inspected under the careful eyes of an antiquities specialist. Only items that are 100% certain to be authentic get sent to our customers.
Plus, we take great care to source our relics from only vetted antiquities experts, who are also committed to providing genuine and ethically sourced relics.
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Actually, many relics are able to be owned by anyone.
Typically, museums only want to display items that are either very rare or incredibly well preserved. This leaves many items that don't make the cut, and these are able to be owned by individuals.
While the items we sell aren't "museum grade," they still carry with them the same amount of history and uniqueness. Each relic was still hand made by a person, hundreds or even thousands of years ago.
One of our core values is not to damage or alter any of the artifacts we sell.
History needs to be preserved—after all, there is a limited amount of it that survives—but it is also something to be shared with the masses. For this reason, we put our relics in sturdy display cases that are safe to handle, but are mindful that someday the relic may need to be taken out again.
No glue or resin holds the items in place. Instead, we're developed our own method for holding the relics securely in their displays using pressure alone. In fact, any of our relics can be removed in their original condition by simply opening the display case.
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