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Republic of Texas Ten Dollar Note: Republic of Texas 1839

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  • Author: Republic of Texas
  • Date: 1839
  • Medium: Original Currency
  • Condition: Very Good
  • Inches: 7.25 x 3 [Paper]
  • Centimeters: 18.4 x 7.6 [Paper]
  • Product ID: 101633

Authorized by an act of Congress on June 8, 1837 the "Government of Texas notes" as they are known by collectors succeeded the star notes as the second form of paper money circulated by the Republic of Texas. In contrast to the relatively simple design of the star notes, these feature elaborate and beautiful images from Greek mythology and the American West. The keen eye will notice several period features including handwritten issue numbers and dates. Another interesting feature is that Houston, Texas is still listed as the young republic's capitol.