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Paper Money Collecting FAQ
Section - 3.6) What is fractional currency?

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  During and after the Civil War, the US began to run short on
change, so it printed paper money with denominations of less than
one dollar.  These are generally smaller than other paper and are
more affordable than the larger notes of that era.  Denominations
are 3, 5, 10, 15, 25, and 50 cents.


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Top Document: Paper Money Collecting FAQ
Previous Document: 3.5) I heard that some US notes are stamped HAWAII, why?
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