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  • Confederate currency: $5 bill with handwritten serial number 38613 

    (Rice University, 1864)
    The C.S.A. issued currency to Southerners between 1861-1865, gambling that a Confederate victory in the U.S. Civil War would ensure the bills' value. Forged bills led to an intense period of inflation and by the war's end ...
  • Confederate currency: $50 bill with serial number 17498 

    (Rice University, 1864)
    The C.S.A. issued currency to Southerners between 1861-1865, gambling that a Confederate victory in the U.S. Civil War would ensure the bills' value. Forged bills led to an intense period of inflation and by the war's end ...