- Description (Brief)
- One (1) 50 cent note, Bank of Catasauqua
- Catasauqua, Pennsylvania, ca 1862
- Obverse Images: Man with plough being pulled by two horses; woman with pail of milk standing in front of two cows with a cottage surrounded by mountains in the background; an eagle with arrows in its talon; and a bull.
- Obverse Text: BANK OF CATASAUQUA / NO / CATSAUQUA, PA / OCTOBER 1, 1862 / WILL PAY THE BEARER FIFTY CENTS / FRIEDENSBOTE PRINT
- Reverse Image: N/A
- Reverse Text: N/A
- Fractional currency, coined or paper money of smaller denomination than the standard denomination, was used in America during the Civil War. Fractional currency came in many forms. This fifty-cent note issued by the Bank of Catasauqua, Pennsylvania is another example of fractional currency.
- Currently not on view
- Data Source
- National Museum of American History
- date made
- ca 1862
- Physical Description
- ink (overall material)
- paper (overall material)
- overall: 7 cm x 15.1 cm x .01 cm; 2 3/4 in x 5 15/16 in x in
- Object Name
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