1861 - $50 Note - T 4 Confederate States of America PMG EF40
Coin ID: 4425393008
Montgomery notes are considered to be the most important notes produced by the Confederate States of America. Regarded as the trophy series of the South; there are approximately 182 known survivors for the $50 denominated example. Printed by the National Bank Note Company in New York City one month before the South seceded from the Union; these notes were printed in sheets of $50-$100-$500-$1000. Historically significant and immensely important to the Confederates determined attempt to withdrawal from the Union; this example embodies the passion and commitment of their ill fated struggle. <br><br>The design used for this denomination is the most “Southern” for the series which depicts three slaves hoeing in a cotton field. On the back; the note was inscribed and cashed by “Captain Williams; June 21; 1861. Overall; this example maintains its dark green color; bold signatures and pleasing margins. Unlike most Montgomery notes; this example is not cancelled and possesses exceptional eye appeal and print detail. This is one of the FINEST examples we have handled and deserves a place of prominence in any significant numismatic collection.