Virginia Obsolete Currency Bank of Charleston Five Dollar Banknote

West Virginia

SKU: VA Charleston 5 dollar dated 1858

A five dollar Obsolete five dollar banknote from the Bank of Charleston dated 1858 from the sparsely populated area of western Virginia which is now WV. The grade is very good with tape repairs on the back. In 1858 the Virginia General assembly authorized the Bank of Kanawha to move from Malden VA to Charleston VA and change the name to Bank of Charleston. Charleston later became the capitol of the new state of West Virginia when it was split from VA during the Civil War. The bank of Charleston issued denominations of one, five, ten and twenty dollars, but unfortunately only the one and five dollar denominations are seen today. The picture shows the actual Bank of Charleston note that is for sale at Brandywine General Store.

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