This is a circulated Second Series, Fifty Cent Note from the State of Alabama, issued at Montgomery January 1, 1863 during the Civil War.Length: 129 Millimeter, Width: 65 Millimeter. A Guide Book of Southern States Currency by Hugh Shull Cr.# 4. And Standard Catalog of World Paper Money, Specialized Issues, by Albert Pick #S-212 . Face: #57780 • Plate O (A through O were used, so this is the last plate) • Large FIFTY CENTS at left end, Tree with Map of Alabama at center, small 2nd SERIES vertically (thus Cr #4) , ornate 50 Counter above portrait of Juliet Opie Hopkins, who provided medical care to southern soldiers at right. Blue 50 Cts overprint protector. Back: Uniface. The Note: A circulated example, this one saw some use. It has a number of small tears, holes and some edge roughness. T are a few places w the acid in the original ink has eaten through and what appears to be an old mount on the reverse. But what interesting history this piece carries, it can tell you some fascinating stories if you take the time to investigate. As grading is subjective please see the pictures and judge for yourself. The note will be sent in a new inert Mylar bill holder. Remember, FREE SHIPPING! I ship the day after cleared payment. Payment in US funds only please. Returns: Accepted, in original condition, in most cases and encouraged if the item has been misdescribed. If you need more than one week from the close of the sale to make payment, that is not generally a problem, please just let me know when you expect to pay. Shipping for ALL ITEMS to all locations WORLDWIDE will be FREE! I will insure all items, at no extra cost, over $50 in value. International shipments over $50 in value will also be insured at no extra cost to most countries. I SHIP THE DAY AFTER CLEARED PAYMENT! I am a long time collector who enjoys listing coins on eBay. I try to give you the best pictures I can of the item. I also like to give you as much information about the item as I can. I list items for what they cost me plus the fees encountered, so minimum bid normally represents at least a decent value. I believe you have completed your part of the agreement when you pay me, so I post feedback when I ship the item. I appreciate return feedback if you feel I have earned it. I will try to respond to email questions within one day. Please ask any questions about the item, or other special requests BEFORE you bid.