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When Tar Heels Issued $3 Bills


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David Cox Jr. of Hertford, collector of Tar Heel currency, maintains that, “North Carolina issued far more paper money than any other state in the union.” His collection of N.C. printed currency contains money, scrip, and bank notes from the Revolutionary and Civil wars and has been displayed at the Smithsonian. N.C. currency began circulating in 1712 but was prohibited in 1786 upon joining the union. Many counties and municipalities issued Confederate money between 1861 and 1864.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 42 Issue 2, July 1974, p16-17, 45, il, por  (Periodical website)
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9328
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