Fifth Issue 1874 25 Cents Fractional Currency - Fine or Better Condition
- Fine or Better Condition.
- The obverse features a red seal along with a portrait of Treasury Secretary Robert J. Walker.
Fractional Currency, also known as Postage Currency, was first issued in 1862 as a response to widespread hoarding of small change during the Civil War. Printed in five separate issues, Fractional Currency circulated up until 1876, and has proved to be very popular with collectors.