||Leavenworth City, KS - Drovers Bank $2 July 1, 1856 KS-30 G16a, Whitfield 119. PCGS Very Fine 35. This is a popular Obsolete note series due to the vignettes and color backs. As mentioned in the previous lot, the second series notes from the Drovers Bank have the engraved "Leavenworth City" designation. This $2 also used the W. L. Ormsby full length vignette style. Livestock appear on the face of this note. Identical "2" counters appear in each corner. The back of the note shows a pair of radiating circular patterns of red micro-lettering, based on its $2 denomination, which collide at the center in the Ormsby note anti-raising system. Only some honest circulation is seen, but the note is problem-free. A perfect type note form this series. Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society
Realized $364.25. Newman VII (Heritage Auctions, 10/2015), lot 19370. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.