||Bloomington, IL - LaFayette Bank $5 Apr. 4, 1860 IL-65 G8a SENC. PCGS Fine 15. This type was plagued by contemporary counterfeits. The main vignette showing slaves and wagons loaded with bales appeared in the Savannah, GA - Merchants and Planters Bank $1 earlier in the sale. Both were engraved by Danforth, Wright & Company. Extremely rare genuine and issued. Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society, Heritage Auctions Internet Sale (5/2017).
(Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions, ha.com.) Realized $329.00.