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Selection of Notes from Other Southern States
Charleston, South Carolina 5¢ Note
Dated "June, 1862."

In South Carolina, North Carolina, and in other southern states, many cities and towns also issued their own paper money during the war. As stated on this 1862 five-cent note, this currency could be used to pay taxes and other debts or "dues" to the City of Charleston. Visible at the center of this note is a mirror image of the large block-printing of "FIVE," a reverse image of the word that was printed on the backside of the note and partially bled through the thin paper.

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