Economic Education through Numismatics

1859 $1 Merchants & Planters Bank, Savannah

$30.00

G-VG, well used, chips great vignettes

CR-unl, HA-GA-315-G2b

one of the largest sales of enslaved persons in U.S. history, which took place in Savannah on March 2-3, 1859.  Over the course of two days, 429 men, women, and children were sold to satisfy the creditors of planter Pierce M. Butler.

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