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Lot 89871

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Type Currency
Title Lot 89871
Country United States
Description New Orleans, LA - Bank of Louisiana $50 Forced Issue May 22, 1862 LA-75 G20d. PCGS Very Fine 25 Apparent. A higher denomination note issued during the Civil War from notes printed earlier by Fairman, Draper, Underwood & Co. plates that reflect that earlier style. An allegorical female is seated on a riverbank at top center flanked by widely spaced dies. Textual FIFTY is at each end, with the one at the right side slanting backwards. A blue protector FIFTY is at the bottom. The blue "FORCED ISSUE" stamping is at the right. The orange back has the denomination "50" in a large die at center. Noted with "Minor Ink Erosion; Small Edge Tears." Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society, Heritage Auctions Internet Sale (5/2017). (Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions, Realized $258.50.

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