1978.51.6.128 ( Fractional Currency)

1978.51.6.128 ( Fractional Currency) image

Fractional Currency Note of Edwin McMasters Stanton valued at fifty cents. Fourth Issue, Variety 1376. Best known as Secretary of War under Lincoln administration Circa 1861 - 1865. Other known titles include: Lawyer, Politician, and Attorney General. He passed in 1869.

According to "Coin World" a publication from Amos Media in 2007, this note replaced counterfeited Lincoln 20c Notes from 1870, to be published in 1875.

Artifact Title: 
Edwin McMasters Stanton, Fractional Currency Note, 50 Cents

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