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Early Paper Money of America / South Carolina / 1778 April 10

£100,000 in legal tender Lawful Money was authorized by General Assembly on Mar. 28, 1778 with the right of the president and Council to issue an additional $1,000,000. Printed on thin paper from engraved copper plates, the plate for the 20s still being in existence. Signers were John Beale, William Burrows, Jr., Macartan Cambell, Henry Crouch, William H. Gibbes, Thomas Inglis, Nicholas Langford, William Mathews, John Neufville, Jr., John Peronneau, Charles Pinckney, Jr., Thomas Radcliffe, Jr., Jacob Read, William Roper, and Jonathan Sarrazin.

2s6d Cornucopias [30,000]
3s9d Beaver [30,000]
5s Phoenix [30,000]
7s6d Beehive [30,200]
10s Palmetto [30,001]
15s Sun [20,000]
20s Horse [20,000] ▷RP◁
30s Hope & anchor [14,533]

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