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

10c Jefferson Davis single

Scott Catalogue CSA: 9
Description:

Mint, 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" and not the usual numeric "10 CENTS," thus called "T-E-N" by collectors.

Date:
1863
Medium:
paper (white wove paper of strong texture and varied thickness); ink (blue, various shades of blue from light milky blue to dark blue, gray blue, opaline blue); gum (colorless)
Museum ID:
2005.2004.1772
Place:
Confederate States of America

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