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Lot 89669

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Type Currency
Title Lot 89669
Country United States
Description Bainbridge, GA - Southern Bank of Georgia $2 Mar. 1, 1858 GA-80 G8a. PCGS Choice About New 55 Apparent. When the bank failed, examples from this series were notoriously altered all over the northern states. Striking vermillion dies dazzle the viewer. A harvesting scene is at top center, a plowing vignette is at lower left, and baby Mercury and a cherub holding grain are at lower right. The noted "Mounting Remnants on Back" do not detract from the face by Danforth, Wright & Co. New York & Philadelphia. Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society, Heritage Auctions Internet Sale (5/2017). (Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions, Realized $164.50.

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