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    Fractional Currency Wallet. This is a wallet that was produced during the Fourth Issue Fractional Currency period in the early 1870s. It was designed to hold both Fourth Issue notes and Large Size currency, which needed to be folded into quarters to close the wallet. It's primarily composed of pressed paper with leather on the outside and part of the inside where it was needed for strength. It's an unusual configuration and includes bronzing on the outside that states "NOTES", and on the inside "U.S. CURRENCY".

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    September, 2009
    8th-13th Tuesday-Sunday
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