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Lot 89066

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Type Currency
Title Lot 89066
Date December 7, 1775
Country United States
Denomination 1s 6d
Description Massachusetts Bay August 18, 1775 24 Shillings Fr. MA-171. PCGS Fine 15 Apparent. Paul Revere engraved the plates for several series of "Sword in Hand" back notes using a style that further emphasized America's independent aspirations. The series circulated heavily, particularly the lesser denominations essential for day-to-day transactions. Noted with "Splits and Tears; Pieces Missing; Minor Stains." Boldly printed, and this note's "patriot" back is nicely detailed for the grade. Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society, Heritage Auctions Internet Sale (5/2017). (Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions, Realized $1057.50.

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