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Lot 89797

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Type Currency
Title Lot 89797
Country United States
Description Bentonsport, IA - Town of Bentonsport $5 Aug., 1857 Oakes 8-3. PCGS Very Fine 35. This denomination is apparently rarer in the series. Minerva stands at the left, and Commerce sits at the right on this light green tinted municipal scrip note by Hosford & Co., New York. Crisp and well framed. Much superior to the only other example we sold for $470 in October 2015. Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society, Heritage Auctions Internet Sale (5/2017). (Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions, Realized $1057.50.

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