||Preston, MN - Fillmore County Bank $2 18__ MN-103 G4 Hewitt B480-D2a. Proof. PCGS Very Choice New 64. There were only three $2 proofs listed in the 2006 published census and this is very choice. Like its companions here, a well-designed American Bank Note Company India paper proof mounted on original cardstock and also the Hewitt plate note. At the top center is a wide vignette of several cattle in a stream. At the lower left are surveyors at work, and at the lower right is Millard Fillmore, the namesake of the county founded in 1853. This is Hole Punch Cancelled as made by the ABN with a boldly inked impression. An interesting title and portrait combined with great rarity. Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.
Realized $3,760.00. Newman VI (Heritage Auctions, 4/2015), lot 19169. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.