The Tennessee State Capitol, Nashville, is in the center. A bust of Alexander H. Stephens, vice-president of the Confederate States, is to the lower right. This bill has a blue ornate reverse with denomination. They are printed on plain and watermarked paper (CSA block, CSA block with wavy borderline, J Whatman 1862 and Hodgkinson & Co. Wookey Hole Mill). The J Whatman and Hodgkinson watermarks are very rare.
These bills are
overprinted at right end with the month of issue, April 1863 to October 1863. They are printed with a1st, 2nd and 3rd
Series and without series. Over 80 plate letter (A to H), printerŐs imprint and paper variety combinations exist. As
usual, date overprints and minor varieties increase this number considerably. 4,428,000 notes were produced.
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back 175 dpi
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|Denomination: $20||Series: 1||Plate: H||Serial #: 4337|
|Engraved by: Keatinge & Ball||Cancellation: none|
|Overall dimensions: 7.6 x 17.9mm||Front print dimensions: 7.4 x 17.8mm||Back print dimensions: 6.4 x 16.3mm|
|Comments: This example is printed on plain paper and has an issue date of April 1863.|
|Provenance: Donated to the University in 1948 from the estate of Rev. William Connor, C.S.C.|