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1-cent John C. Calhoun

1c John C. Calhoun single

Scott Catalogue CSA: 14a
Description:

Imperforate, engraved in relief on steel, electrotyped and flat bed printed by Thomas De La Rue & Co., Ltd., London, England. Delivered in half sheets of two hundred. The central design is a portrait of John C. Calhoun, engraved by F. Joubert. The one-cent value was never issued, thus no genuinely used copies exist.

Date:
1862
Medium:
thin white wove hard-surfaced paper paper; ink (shades from pale dull to deep orange); gum (transparent colorless)
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 1 1/16 x 7/8 in. (2.7 x 2.22 cm)
Museum ID:
2005.2004.1777
Place:
Confederate States of America

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