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Reward offered for return of stolen Confederate currency

Chic Antiques of Columbia, S.C., reports the theft of an uncut sheet of Confederate fractional notes. The Confederate currency is valued at up to $2,000.
Stolen fractional currency

Stolen fractional Confederate currency

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Chic Antiques of Columbia, South Carolina, reports the theft of a full, uncut sheet of South Carolina Confederate fractional notes. Individual notes comprising the sheet of Confederate currency, which have been slash-cut cancelled through almost the entire second column, have face values of 5 cents to 75 cents.

The stolen Confederate currency, in the form of an uncut sheet of 1863 Confederate fractional notes, signed by Johnson, is valued at $1,500 to $2,000. Chic Antiques is offering a reward for information leading to the recovery of the notes and the prosecution of the perpetrator of the theft.

Anyone who has information on the theft or the stolen item can call the Columbia, South Carolina, Police Department at 803-545-3500 and give reference to Case Number 150020480.

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