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10-cent Jefferson Davis "T-E-N"

10c Jefferson Davis single

Scott Catalogue CSA: 9
Description:

CSA 10-cent Jefferson Davis. Issued imperforate. Line engraved on steel by John Archer, transferred to a copper plate, and printed by Archer & Daly, Richmond, Virginia. Earliest use recorded is April 23, 1863. The central design is a bust of Jefferson Davis facing to the right. The representation of value is "TEN CENTS," not the usual numeric "10 CENTS," thus collectors call it 'T-E-N'. "POD" [Post Office Department] stamped on back.

Date:
1863
Medium:
paper (white wove paper of strong texture and varied thickness); ink (various shades of blue from light milky blue to dark blue, gray blue, opaline blue); gum (colorless)
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 1 x 7/8 in. (2.54 x 2.22 cm)
Museum ID:
2005.2004.1513
Place:
Confederate States of America

  • 10c Jefferson Davis single
  • CSA Scott 9
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