||Beaver Dam, WI - City Bank of Beaver Dam $1 18__ WI-30 G2. Proof. PCGS Choice New 63. Issued $1 notes from this rare bank appeared in the Krause sale, but this proof without protector is the first we have encountered. This is the "A" position proof from the $1-$1-$1-$1 plate engraved and printed by Toppan, Carpenter & Co. Boldly printed on India paper mounted on cardstock, it is noted as Hole Punch Cancelled as prepared at TC. At center is an inset portrait of a girl, usually shown in long view, under the banner titles. The lower left shows Plenty, and Justice with a shield. This is a very well margined, evenly balanced example with a nice layout. Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.
Realized $3,760.00. Newman VI (Heritage Auctions, 4/2015), lot 19380. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.