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Great Collections of Colonial Paper Money

(2001)


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What treasures may be hidden in the special collection department of your local library? Mr. Rabinowitz explains how, through the generosity of two premier collectors over 100 years ago, remarkable collections of colonial and continental paper money can be viewed in New York. This look at the lives of the two collectors and how these collections came to their permanent home provides insights into the nature of collecting itself. It includes original photos of some incredible specimens of early American paper money. - 5 volumes of collections, color slides show currency you may have never seen - Rare Treasury notes - Rhode Island notes - interest payable in hemp & flax - Maryland notes, 1748 "new bill" - Plate positions - Continental Congress currency - Interest baring note for lottery winner - Error Seals, blue and sheets - S. Carolina, Mass., Vermont notes and more.... Speaker(s): Mark Rabinowitz.
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