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Lot 89769

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Type Currency
Title Lot 89769
Country United States
Description Illinois - Lot 4 Hard Times Era Issued Notes from Three Banks. This is a quintessential quartet of engraved issued notes from the late 1830s-1840s "Wildcat" banking period. An eclectic assortment illustrating the diversity of Illinois note type in this period. Kaskaskia, IL - Bank of Cairo $1 Sept. 1, 1839 IL-435 G4. PCGS Very Fine 20. This Underwood, Bald, Spencer & Hufty type features the train used on the $1 Kirtland notes. Superior grade for a note that averages Good. Shawnee Town, IL - Bank of Illinois $20 Jan. 14. 1838 IL-740 G54 SENC. PCGS Fine 15 Apparent. Draper, Toppan, Longacre & Co. series. George Washington on the banks of the Delaware River. Noted with "Stains" and stamped on face. Shawnee Town, IL - Bank of Illinois $20 Jan. 20, 1839 Spurious Issue IL-740 S15. PCGS Very Fine 20 Apparent. Spurious and without imprint. A steamboat is top right. A rough imitation of the genuine $50. Noted with "Stains." Springfield, IL - State Bank of Illinois $3 April 1, 1841 IL-775 G90. PCGS Very Fine 20. Attractive Draper, Toppan & Co. three with a drovers scene at upper right. A clean note. Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society, Heritage Auctions Internet Sale (5/2017). (Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions, Realized $446.50.

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