||Kittanning, PA - Kittanning Bank $5 May 9, 1864 PA-200 G4a SENC Hoober 179-3. PCGS Very Fine 25. An exceedingly rare late date Obsolete note from this bank and printed from the American Bank Note Company imprinted plate that was originally engraved by Danforth, Wright & Co. Full red tint covers the entire note, with an outlined white FIVE protector seen at bottom center. At the top center are three females representing the Arts, one wielding a mallet and chisel, with a bust of Washington. At the lower left is portrait of a woman with flowers in her hair in an oval and at lower right, a male portrait. Another problem-free issued rarity, this bright example is well margined all around. A forceful and vibrant Pennsylvania rarity. Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.
Realized $2,820.00. Newman VI (Heritage Auctions, 4/2015), lot 19304. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.