||Oxford, IL - Mississippi River Bank $10 Aug. 12, 1856 Altered Note IL-625 A10. PCGS Fine 15. This is a spurious issue created from altering a Thames Bank, Laurel, IN note. Above the title, an allegorical female sits with commercial goods at a wharf. A farmer carries a basket brimming with ears of corn at lower right, and a red FIVE protector is across. The imprint of Wellstood, Hay & Whiting is at bottom right. A curious and scarce type. Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society, Heritage Auctions Internet Sale (5/2017).
(Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions, ha.com.) Realized $84.00.