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Lot 89644

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Type Currency
Title Lot 89644
Country United States
Description Athens, GA - Bank of the State of Georgia, Branch Bank at Athens $5 Feb. 3, 1860 GA-330 G136b. PCGS Very Fine 30. A very striking branch note with the imprint American Bank Note Co., New-York. The vignettes adapted from the original Danforth, Wright & Co. plate. The vermillion dies and guilloche are very vivid. The upper left shows a detailed vignette of Johnson Square in Savannah featuring an obelisk erected in 1825 to honor General Greene. At lower right is a Native American princess. The eye appeal is of a New note. Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society, Heritage Auctions Internet Sale (5/2017). (Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions, Realized $176.25.

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