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Interest-Bearing Treasury Note

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Interest-Bearing Treasury Note front
Interest-Bearing Treasury Note back
  • This $50 interest-bearing Treasury note was part of a series first issued in March 1863 by an act of the U.S. Treasury to help fund the Civil War.
  • The note features three allegorical females: Caduceus (left), Justice (center), and Loyalty (right).
  • This note was acceptable as legal tender and paid the bearer 5 percent interest per year for two years and face value at maturity.
  • The date stamped in red on this note represents the payable date.