Richmond, Virginia, United States, North and Central America
Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, United States, North and Central America
February 17, 1864
Confederate States of America twenty dollar bill featuring a central illustration of the Tennessee State Capitol. On either side of the illustration are two dark shields with the inscriptions, [TWO YEARS AFTER / THE RATIFICATION OF A / TREATY OF PEACE / BETWEEN] and on the right, [THE CONFEDERATE / STATES / AND THE / UNITED STATES / OF AMERICA.] The identifying number of the bill is printed and handwritten below on both sides of the illustration, [No. / 1131]. Underneath the illustration, printed in large block letters is the inscription, [THE CONFEDERATE STATES OF AMERICA / Will pay TWENTY DOLLARS to the Bearer / on demand. Richmond February 17, 1864.] The bottom is signed on the left by [[illegible] / for Register] and on the right by, [[illegible] / for Treasurer]. The left edge of the currency has a border that is densely patterned surrounding the word, [TWENTY] printed vertically. On the right is a heavily decorated scalloped edge circle with the number  in the center. Below in an oval is a portrait of Alexander H. Stephens. Below the portrait is the engravers name, [Keatinge & Ball, Columbia S.C.]. The back of the note is all in blue ink. On each corner of the rectangular shape are decorative concentric designed circles with the number  in the center. The word [TWENTY] is in bold lettering with horizontal stripes at the center of the note. There are distinct crease marks showing where the note had been folded multiple times.