Fractional Currency

Welcome to our Blog.  We will be sharing information on all things numismatic. Lets start the year off with fractional currency. A fractional currency shield is a 20 in × 25 in (510 mm × 640 mm) printed “shield” on which is placed 39 different fractional currency notes. Produced in 1866 and 1867 by the Treasury Department, the shields were sold […]
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