Fractional Currency 5 Cents First Issue. Fractional currency was issued by the United States government during and after the Civil War due to a shortage of coins.
These notes represented fractions of a dollar and were used as a substitute for small change. In your case, you have a 5-cent fractional currency note from the First Issue, which is one of the earliest versions of this type of currency. This is the catalog number for this specific Fractional Currency note. Catalog numbers are used by collectors to identify and differentiate various designs and varieties of currency. It may have very light creases or folds, but it retains its overall appearance and is considered to be in nearly uncirculated condition.Fractional Currency notes are historical and collectible items, often sought after by numismatists and collectors of American currency. The value of such a banknote can vary depending on factors such as its rarity, demand among collectors, and any unique features it may have. WHAT MAKES BLOC GALLERIES SPECIAL. At the heart of Bloc Galleries is a belief: no great endeavor is ever accomplished without extraordinary people.
We're not just employees doing a job. Like you, we are avid collectors bound by a deep-rooted passion for the world of collecting. Every artifact and every note has a story, and we are as invested in discovering and sharing these tales as you are. It's not just about the hours we pour in but the energy, dedication, and sacrifices we willingly make. The smiles, the elation, the awe of our clients.Yes, we're human, and we might falter at times, but our commitment to improve and to serve you better never wanes. Every day, we strive to be a part of your collecting journey, ensuring it's as thrilling and fulfilling as you dreamed. This volume allows us to offer quality banknotes below market prices. Our auctions frequently feature high-grade, unsearched currency lots brimming with hidden treasures that continually astonish our customers. It's a transparent, exciting way to nab the best deals. Our continuous, large-scale acquisitions mean deep savings for our clients. The Thrill of the Chase.
We don't pre-screen or overly catalog. Join us in this thrilling hunt. Whether you're a seasoned collector or just starting, our weekly auctions are your gateway to unparalleled deals. Ready to start your collecting adventure? At Bloc Galleries, we specialize in offering the finest collectibles and treasures backed by our exceptional team of clients.
Our unyielding commitment to your satisfaction and our expert staff stands ready to make your experience with Bloc Galleries outstanding. Purchasing online collectibles can be subjective, meaning photos sometimes need to meet our client's expectations or interpretation. We process tens of thousands of items annually, and occasionally, mistakes happen with listing numbers, lots, photos, or other weird stuff.
When that occurs, we always try to provide a substitute for a better grade or condition for the same or reduced price. We have successfully made those situations a win-win opportunity for both the customer and our gallery, so please don't worry about an item that might not be as expected. We will make it right. If it's significantly higher, we will generally contact you and let you know. ALL UNPAID ORDERS AUTOMATICALLY CANCELED AFTER 5 DAYS.
Thank you for choosing Bloc Galleries, where your satisfaction is our mission. Feel free to reach out with any questions or concerns; we look forward to serving you!