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A dangerous counterfeit.

--We have been shown a bill of the denomination of fifty dollars, purporting to be a Confederate Treasury note, of the issue of September 2, 1862, which has been pronounced a counterfeit.--The bill has a likeness of President Davis in the centre and an oblong square of green tint on each side of the same and under the figures 50, with a narrow strip of green tint running length wise across the foot of the note. No color on the back. The words "Confederate States" are in German text, the capitals being heavier than the other letters. The likeness of Mr. Davis has a slight defect about the mouth, and the signatures seem to be engraved instead of being written. The whole appearance of the bill is however, good, and if a counterfeit, as good judges have pronounced, it is well calculated to deceive.--Mason Confederate.

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