postage currency


: a paper fractional currency bearing the facsimiles of postage stamps

Note: The most notable postage currency was the series of notes in denominations of 5, 10, 25, and 50 cents that was issued by the U.S. between August 1862 and May 1863.

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“Postage currency.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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