||Rensselaer, IN - Farmers and Mechanics Bank $5 Mar. 1, 1854 IN-245 G26a, WVS 697-3. PCGS Very Fine 30 Apparent. This is bold example from the bank, one of the finest we have seen. The central vignette shows cherubs hard at work with three of the basic machines: a lever, a wedge, and screw. Engraved by Danforth, Wright & Co. Grading notes the following: "Mounting Remnants; Stained; Internal Tear at Top Right." Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society, Heritage Auctions Internet Sale (5/2017).
(Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions, ha.com.) Realized $258.50.