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Early Paper Money of America / Delaware / 1756 May 1

£2,000 in Bills of Credit for military expenditures was approved by a 1756 Act, similar to the previous issue. The same backs used on the four highest denominations of the Feb. 28, 1746 issue were again used. The backs of the four lowest denominations were blank. Printed by Benjamin Franklin and David Hall. Signers were William Armstrong, Thomas Clark, and John Clowes.

5s Sea serpents, blackberry leaf
10s Elephant, assorted leaves
15s Horse, sage leaf
20s Lion, parsley

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