- Item 97570 - Bank of Commerce Fifty Cent Check, Belfast, 1862
- Contributed by Belfast Historical Society
- Item 97570
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In 1862, small currency had been driven out of circulation and businesses issued printed checks. These were printed like miniature bank bills and were in denominations of five cents, ten cents, twenty-five cents and fifty cents. They were valid for one year.Show Details
This check was signed by Mrs. A. D. Chase, Belfast businesswoman, whose store was located at the corner of Main and Church streets.