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Sons of Confederate Veterans Camp #16

Paper Money Of The Southern States


Alabama Currency
Reference Information provided by Norman Satterwhite

Confederate Currency 25 cents

The State of Alabama will pay to bearer in Confederate States Treasury Notes when presented at State Treasury in sums twenty dollars and upwards.

 

The State of Alabama
Twenty-Five Cents
issued January 1, 1863

Engraved by
J.T. Paterson and Co.
Augusta, Georgia

Center venette is a wagon load of cotton.

Printed signature of
Gov. John Gill Shorter

   

Alabama 50 cents

The State of Alabama will pay to bearer in Confederate States Treasury Notes when presented at State Treasury in sums twenty dollars and upwards.

The State of Alabama
Fifty Cents
issued January 1, 1863

Engraved by
J.T. Paterson and Co. Augusta, Georgia

Center venette is a tree with a map.

Printed signature of
Gov. John Gill Shorter

   

alabama Dollar

The State of Alabama will pay to bearer in Confederate States Treasury Notes when presented at State Treasury in sums twenty dollars and upwards.

The State of Alabama
One Dollar
issued January 1, 1863

Engraved by
J.T. Paterson and Co. Augusta, Georgia

Center venette is Alabama State Capital

Left venetta is Gov. John Gill Shorter

Printed signature of
Gov. John Gill Shorter

   

Georgia Currency
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Georgia 5 cents

The State of Georgia Bearer at her treasurer in Confederate Treasury Notes when presented in sums of 5-dollars and upwards.

The State of Georgia
Five Cents
issued January 1, 1863

Engraved by
R.H. Howell
Savannah, Georgia

Georgia 25 cents

The State of Georgia will pay the bearer at the Treasury in Confederate notes when presented in sums of 5-dollars and upwards.

The State of Georgia
Twenty-Five Cents
issued January 1, 1863

Engraved by
R.H. Howell
Savannah, Georgia

Center venette is three workmen.

Georgia 50 cents

The State of Georgia will pay the bearer at the Treasury in Confederate notes when presented in sums of 5-dollars and upwards.

The State of Georgia
Fifty Cents
issued January 1, 1863

Engraved by
R.H. Howell
Savannah, Georgia

Center venette is three workmen.

   

Georgia One Dollar

The State of Georgia will pay the bearer at the Treasury in Confederate notes when presented in sums of 5-dollars and upwards.

The State of Georgia
One Dollar
issued January 1, 1863

Engraved by
R.H. Howell
Savannah, Georgia

Center venette is Train.

   

Georgia 1862 Five Dollar
Front

The State of Georgia will pay the bearer redemable in 8 per cent state bonds or specie 6-months after a treaty of peace or when the banks of Savanna and Augusta resume specie payment if before that time.

Georgia 5 dollar back
Back

The State of Georgia
Five Dollar
issued
January 15, 1862

Engraved by
R.H. Howell
Savannah, Georgia

Center venette is James Oglethorpe,
Founder of Georgia

The State of Georgia
Five Dollar
issued
January 15, 1862

Back - Seal is the
Treasury of Georgia 1862

   

Georgia 5 dollar April 6 18864

The State of Georgia will pay the bearer at her treasurer on the 25th day of December next, in Confederate Treasury notes issued after the first of April of 1864 if presented within three months after maturity, otherwise not redemable except in payment of public dues.

The State of Georgia
Five Dollar
issued
April 6, 1864

Engraved by
R.H. Howell
Savannah, Georgia

Center venette is Moneta, Roman Goddess of Memory with the Treasurer and state arms

   

Georgia 10 dollar

The State of Georgia will pay the bearer at her treasurer on the 25th day of December next, in Confederate Treasury notes issued after the first of April of 1864 if presented within three months after maturity, otherwise not redemable except in payment of public dues.

The State of Georgia
Ten Dollar
issued April 6, 1864

Engraved by
R.H. Howell
Savannah, Georgia

Center venette is Moneta, Roman Goddess of Memory with the Treasurer and state arms

   

Georgia 20 dollar

The State of Georgia will pay the bearer at her treasurer on the 25th day of December next, in Confederate Treasury notes issued after the first of April of 1864 if presented within three months after maturity, otherwise not redemable except in payment of public dues.

The State of Georgia
Twenty Dollar
issued April 6, 1864

Engraved by
R.H. Howell
Savannah, Georgia

Center venette is Moneta, Roman Goddess of Memory with the Treasurer and state arms

   

Georgia 100 dollar

The State of Georgia will pay the bearer at her treasurer on the 25th day of December next, in Confederate Treasury notes issued after the first of April of 1864 if presented within three months after maturity, otherwise not redemable except in payment of public dues.

The State of Georgia
One Hundred Dollar
issued April 6, 1864

Engraved by
R.H. Howell
Savannah, Georgia

Center venette is Moneta, Roman Goddess of Memory with the Treasurer and state arms

Left venetta is Minerva, Roman Goddess of Commerce

   

Louisiana Currency
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Louisiana One Dollar
Front

Receivable for all dues to the state and for public lands 12 months a definitive treaty of peace between the Confederate States and the United States.

Back of Louisiana One Dollar
Back

The State of Louisiana
One Dollar
issued February 24, 1862

Engraved by
Douglas
New Orleans, Louisiana

Center venette is Ceres, Roman Goddess of Agriculture

This note is printed on the back of a Texas three pesos and two pesos note.

   

Louisiana 5 dollar

Front

The State of Louisiana will pay to bearer 12 months after a definitive treaty of peace between the Confederate States and the United States at the Treasurers office.

Louisiana 5 dollar back

Back

The State of Louisiana
Five Dollar
issued
October 10, 1862

Printed by
B. Dunkin of
Columbia,
South Carolina

Center venette is South stricking down the Union

The back is defined as an ornate green back.

   

Confederate-Louisiana-Feb-24-1862-Two-Dollar---front.jpg

Front

Confederate-Louisiana-Feb-24-1862--Two-Dollar-_back.jpg

Back

   
C. S.  Loan 1865
   

North Carolina Currency
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NC 5 cents
Issued Raleigh, North Carolina

The State of North Carolina will pay to bearer at the Treasury on or before January 1, 1866.

The State of North Caolina
Five Cents
issued January 1, 1863

Printed by
J. T, Paterson and Co. of
Augusta, Georgia

Center venette is Liberty and Peace within a circle.

   
NC 25 cents
Issued Raleigh, North Carolina

The State of North Carolina will pay to bearer at the Treasury on or before January 1, 1866.

The State of North Caolina
Twenty-Five Cents
issued Sept. 1, 1862

Printed by
J. T. Paterson and Co. of
Augusta, Georgia

Left venette is Ceres, Roman Goddess of Agriculture

   
NC One Dollar
Issued Raleigh, North Carolina

The State of North Carolina will pay to bearer at the Treasury on or before January 1, 1866.

The State of North Caolina
One Dollar
issued Oct 18, 1861

Printed by:

Left venette is Minerva, Roman Goddess of Commerce

 


South Carolina Currency
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South Carolina 15 cents
Front

The Bank of the State of South Carolina will pay to bearer on demand "in current funds".

Unlike other Southern States that issued their own currency to finance civil war needs, South Carolina used a more conventional and conservative approach. It relied on taxes and bonds of which the bank of the State of South Carolina was the agent.

South Carolina 15 cents back
Back

The State of South Carolina
Fifteen Cents
issued Feb. 1, 1863

Printed by:

Center venette is palmetto tree.

Fifteen cents issued under Act, Feb 1863



Mississippi Currency
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Mississippi 1 dollar

The State of Mississippi to bearer the sum of one dollar of proceeds of cotton pledged for redemption of this note, at the Treasury office in Jackson Mississippi.

This issue of note resulted from the demands of te cotton planters that stored cotton be pledged for the eventual redemption of the currency.

The State of Mississippi
One Dollar
issued May 1, 1862

Left venette is commerce, the center is a train, right is a fanner with wheat.



Virginia Currency
Images courtesy of Norman Satterwhite
   

Virginia 1 dollar

The Common Wealth of Virgina will pay to bearer on demand at the Treasury.

The State of Virginia
One Dollar
issued July 21, 1862

Printed by Hoyer and Ludwig in Richmond, VA.

Left venette is Gov. John Letcher, the center is a milk maid seated.



Confederate States of America Currency
Images courtesy of Norman Satterwhite
   

Front

Back

 

 

 

Issued in Richard, Virginia

Fundable in eight per cent stock or bond of the Confederate States 6 months after the ratification of a treaty of peace between the United States receivable in payment of all dues except export duty.

The Confederate States of America
Ten Dollar
issued Sept. 2, 1861

Engraved by Col. Blanton Duncan, Columbia, SC.

Left venette is Gov. Robert Robert T Hunter, Confederate Secretary of War, the center is General Francis Marion offering a dinner of sweet potatoes to serve banistree terleton during the Revolutionary War, right venette is Minerva, Roman Goddess of Commerce

   

The Confederate States of America will pay to bearer 6 months after the ratification of a treaty of peace between the Confederate States and the United States receivable in payment of all dues except export duty.

The Confederate States of America
Twenty Dollar
issued Sept. 2, 1861

Engraved by Hoyer and Ludwig in Richmond, VA.

Left venette is Sailor leanin on a capstand, the center venette is a three masted sailing ship.

   

Confederate Dec 5, 1862 Front
Front

The Confederate States of America will pay to bearer 6 months after the ratification of a treaty of peace between the Confederate States and the United States fundable in stock and bonds of the Confederate States receivable in payment of all dues except export duty.


Back

The Confederate States of America
Five Dollar
issued Dec. 2, 1862

Engraved by Keatinge and Ball Columbia SC.

Center venette is Capital of Confederate States (Virgina State Capital, Richmond VA), the right venette is C. G. Memminger, Confederate Treasury Secretary.

   

Confederate April 6 1893

The Confederate States of America will pay to bearer on demand 6 months after the ratification of a treaty of peace between the Confederate States and the United States receivable in payment of all dues except export duty.

The Confederate States of America
One Dollar
issued
April 6, 1863

Engraved by Keatinge and Ball, Columbia SC.

Center venette is Clement Comer Clay, Confederate Senator of Alabama.

   

Confederate 10 dollar
Front

The Confederate States of America will pay to bearer on demand 6 months after the ratification of a treaty of peace between the Confederate States and the United States receivable in payment of all dues except export duty.

confederat 10 back
Back

The Confederate States of America
Ten Dollar
issued April 6, 1863

Engraved by Keatinge and Ball, Columbia SC.

Center venette South Carolina State Capital Columbis SC. Right venette is Robert.T. Hunter, Confederate Secretary of War.

   

confederate 50 cents 1864
Issued in Richard Virginia

The Confederate States of America will pay to bearer 2 years after the ratification of a treaty of peace between the Confederate States and the United States.

The Confederate States of America
Fifty Cents
issued Feb. 17, 1864

Engraved by Archer and Halpin, Richard VA.

Center venette Jefferson Davis, Confederate President

   
Confederate 5 dollar
Front

The Confederate States of America will pay to bearer 2 years after the ratification of a treaty of peace between the Confederate States and the United States.


Back

The Confederate States of America
Five Dollar
issued Feb 17, 1864

Engraved by Keatinge and Ball Columbia SC.

Printed by Evans and Cogswell

Center venette is Capital of Confederate States (Virgina State Capital, Richmond VA), the right venette is
C. G. Memminger, Confederate Treasury Secretary.

   


Front

The Confederate States of America will pay to bearer 2 years after the ratification of a treaty of peace between the Confederate States and the United States.


Back

The Confederate States of America
Ten Dollar
issued Feb. 17, 1864

Engraved by Keatinge and Ball, Columbia SC.

Printed by Evans and Cogswell

Center Vinette is horses pulling a cannon.

Right venette is Robert.T. Hunter, Confederate Secretary of War.

   


Front

The Confederate States of America will pay to bearer 2 years after the ratification of a treaty of peace between the Confederate States and the United States.


Back

The Confederate States of America
Twenty Dollar
issued Feb. 17, 1864

Engraved by Keatinge and Ball, Columbia SC.

Center venette Tennessee State Capital, Nashville, TN. Right venette is Alexander H. Stephens, Vice President of the Confederacy.

   


Front

The Confederate States of America will pay to bearer 2 years after the ratification of a treaty of peace between the Confederate States and the United States.


Back

The Confederate States of America
Fifty Dollar
issued Feb. 17, 1864

Engraved by Keatinge and Ball, Columbia SC.

Center venette Jefferson Davis, President of the Confederacy.

 

Virginia 100 Dollar Confederate Currency

Front

Virginia Confederate 100 Dollar_Back

Back

   
Texas Currency
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texas 100
Front

No. 38157, Under act of Jan 4, 1862 for Military Service the Treasurer of the State of Texas will pay Ten Dollars, To

back
Back
Signature on back reads: C N Randolph Jr

The State of Texas
Ten Dollar
issued May 23, 1862

Left venette is sailing ship.

Center botttom venette is a bee hive.

   
   

 

 


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