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Lot 89074

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Type Currency
Title Lot 89074
Date June 18, 1776
Country United States
Denomination 5s 4d
Description Massachusetts June 18, 1776 5 Shillings Contemporary Counterfeit Fr MA-204. PCGS Very Fine 20. This is a rare, small format, contemporary counterfeit type note: the payable in 1778 variant. Undervalued and certainly an important study piece. From the face, the note is a bit "dusky," and "Pen-cancelled," as noted by grading. Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society, Heritage Auctions Internet Sale (5/2017). (Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions, Realized $129.25.

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