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Fractional Currency. See What Walked in Today 4/22/15

Kenmore Collectibles buys Fractional Currency

Not really currency, not really coins, not really postage but still really cool. The U.S. Government used fractional currency or shinplasters in lieu of silver and gold coin. Bullion was hard to come by during and immediately following the Civil War.  Gold and Silver was being hoarded as its intrinsic value was worth more than […]