From 1836 to 1846, the Republic of Texas existed as a sovereign state independent of its former association with Mexico. Prior to its later annexation by the United States, the sovereign Republic experimented with various forms of paper money. The most notable among these with collectors is the Republic of Texas Note, a series known as the redback. Right now, you can buy Fine+ 1839-1841 $10 Republic of Texas Notes online from Provident Metals.
Provident Metals is pleased to offer these 1839-1841 $10 Republic of Texas Notes to you for purchase today in Fine+ condition. Notes in this condition show common signs of wear and tear that include rounded corners, margin splits, and numerous fold lines. The degree of wear and tear can range for Fine+ notes, but the notes will show some or all of the above-mentioned flaws. A unique note regarding Republic of Texas notes. When the notes were redeemed, they were considered cut-circulated and given a small cut to denote that each bill had been redeemed and was not redeemable again. All of the notes are individually housed in plastic currency sleeves.
Design elements across the obverse of the 1839-1841 $10 Republic of Texas Note include a variety of visual elements. The left side of the note depicts a seated, statuesque figure. At the center of the design element is the portrait of a woman. The right side features a sailing vessel of the Texian Navy. Republic of Texas Notes have the signature of the Treasury Secretary and the President of the Republic of Texas.
The design that gave the $10 Republic of Texas Note its nickname, the redback, is found on the reverse of these paper notes. The De Zavala Star, or the Lone Star of the Republic, is found at the center of the design element. The images on this face are printed in red ink, but the ink originally used was of low quality and many of the notes now have an orangish hue rather than the original bright red.
Redbacks were introduced during the presidency of Mirabeau B. Lamar to fund the national debut of the Republic of Texas. His signature features on the lower-right field of the notes.
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|Mint Mark||Not Shown|
|Packaging||Archival Quality Currency Sleeve|
|Shipping||Orders over $199 Ship Free|
|Product Series||Legal Tender Note|
|Dimensions||175 mm x 75 mm x 0.1 mm|