FIRST (50 CENTAVOS) JUNTA NOTE of 1869 ANNEXATION to the USA
Less than a year after the defeat of the Confederacy in America, Cuba (and Puerto Rico) began to cry out to be free from Spain & slavery. In 1868 Carlos Manuel de Cespedes, started the Cuban Revolution and the following year, a constitution that abolished slavery and annexed it to the United States was created. And by 1869 the first banknote (50 Centavos) was created and printed in America complete with the new Cuban flag designed by N. Lopez.
Measures approximately 3 1/4 x 2 inches
ISSUED by MILITARY REVOLUTIONARIES in NEW YORK CITY 1869 ANNEXATION – ONE PESO
In 1869, a military junta issued one sided notes In New York in the name of Cuba and Puerto Rico.
Measures approximately 7 1/4 x 3 inches
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