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Early Paper Money of America / Pennsylvania / 1773 October 1

£150,000 in Bills authorized by the Feb. 1, 1773 Act to revive the Loan Office system. A cast cut of a farming scene is on the back. The number of Crowns is keyed to each of the five highest denominations. On the four highest denominations the face is printed in red and black in one impression with one border being in both colors and with the denomination worked into the set type in red. Cut out papier mache stereotype stencils may have been used to enable red and black inks to be applied to different areas on the printing chase for simultaneous two color printing as evidenced by some individual set type letters showing two non-overlapping colors. Printed by Hall & Sellers on paper containing mica flakes and blue fibers. Signers were Joseph Allen, Barnaby Barnes, Stephen Carmick, William Crispin, Benedict Dorsey, George Emlen, Jr., John Field, Samuel Fisher, William Fisher, Jr., Jacob Harman, James Hartley, Owen Jones, Jr., Reynold Keen, Thomas Leech, Mordecai Lewis, John Lownes, Benjamin Marshall, Charles Meredith, Joseph Mifflin, Samuel Miles, Benjamin Morgan, Joseph Pemberton, James Stephens, Alexander Tod, Robert Tuckniss, Abraham Usher, Isaac Wharton, Richard Willing, William Wishart, and William Wister, with three signers with one usually signing with red ink.

18d Pennsilvania [28,318]
Pennsylvania [28,319]
Pennsylvania [28,318]
Pensylvania Red X [28,300]
Pensylvania Red XV [28,300]
Pennsylvania Red I meaning £1 [28,300]
Pennsilvania Red L for denomination[28,300] ▷CF◁

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