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Lot 89202

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Type Currency
Title Lot 89202
Date March 10, 1769
Country United States
Denomination 1s
Description Pennsylvania March 1, 1769 1 Pound 10 Shillings Contemporary Counterfeit Fr. PA-132. PCGS Very Fine 20. A scarce series of notes, and difficult to find in higher grades. The issue required withdrawal due to extensive and well-made counterfeits, such as this example. Plate C. The diagnostic on this plate is that the "B" in "Bills" (in the text) is low. This example is the Newman plate note in the fifth edition illustrated on page 473 in the appendix. "Pen Cancelled" on the face as noted. Interesting, very scarce, and attractive. Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society, Heritage Auctions Internet Sale (5/2017). (Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions, Realized $517.00.

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