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Lot 89206

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Type Currency
Title Lot 89206
Date March 20, 1771
Country United States
Denomination 20s
Description Pennsylvania March 20, 1771 15 Shillings Francis Hopkinson Signature Fr. PA-148. PCGS Extremely Fine 40 Apparent. The March 20, 1771, Pennsylvania series is an attractive one with red borders, Arms, and devices. The signature of Francis Hopkinson, signer of the Declaration of Independence, appears on some notes from this series. On this plate A example, his nicely accomplished signature appears between those of the other two signers. Hopkinson notes are much scarcer than John Hart notes from New Jersey and John Morton notes from Pennsylvania. Noted with "Mounting Remnants on Back." Very bold color and an excellent candidate for a Colonial note "Signers" set. Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society, Heritage Auctions Internet Sale (5/2017). (Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions, Realized $1292.50.

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