Craven County Digital History Exhibit

CSA 1864 $10 

Accession Number TP.1986.042.001

Title

Confederate States of America paper currency, value ten dollars

 

Maker

Evans & Cogswell, printers

Keating & Ball, Columbia, South Carolina, lithographers

 

Material

Lithograph on Laid paper, type, ink

 

Origin

[Virginia, Richmond]

 

Date:

1864

 

Dimensions:

OH:  3 1/8” (7.9 cm); OW:  7 1/16” (18.0 cm)

 

Description:

Lithographed ten-dollar bill printed in black on red fiber pape; wide borders on left and right sides; on left side “TEN”; on right side “10” in a seal (upper right) and a portrait of R.M.T. Hunter, a CSA cabinet member (lower right). Main text: Serial letter “B” in upper left and right corners/ (in serpentine frames left and right) “two years after/ the/ ratification of a/ treaty of peace/ between” and “the confederate/ states/ and the/ united states of america.”/ N o 26321 on both sides of a vignette of field artillery/ the Confederate States of America/ Will pay ten dollars to Bearer/ Richmond. February 17th 1864. [Illegible signature]  for Regr A Baker for Treasr./ Keatinge & Ball Columbia, S.C.” Parallel to left border “Ptd by Evans & Cogswell” and “8 Series.” Reverse of bill printed in blue. Design: “10” in seals at four corners; “TEN” in large letters in center; “ten” in center of upper and lower borders.

 

Source:

Unknown

 

Relation:

 

 

Comments:

Formerly on loan to the UDC Confederate Museum, Attmore-Oliver House, New Bern, N.C.

 

Language:

En

 

Rights:

Permission to use the photograph must be obtained in writing from Tryon Palace Historic Sites & Gardens, New Bern, North Carolina. It must be accompanied by the caption” From the collection of Tryon Palace Historic Sites & Gardens, New Bern, North Carolina; North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources, Division of Archive and History.”

Obverse Image
Reverse Image

Images scanned by Dean Knight
Text prepared by Nancy Richards and Victor T. Jones, Jr.

Last edited: November 20, 2014

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