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April 11, 1778 $5


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Type Currency
Title April 11, 1778 $5
Date April 11, 1778
Country United States
Institution
/Catalog #
CC-72
Denomination $5
Description Continental Currency April 11, 1778 $5 Yorktown Issue Fr. CC-72. PCGS Extremely Fine 40. The April 11, 1778 Resolution "at York-town" series is the rarest overall in the Continental Currency genre. This is a genuine example and attractive for type. The emblem shows the hand gathering food while bleeding from thorn pricks. The motto is SUSTINE VEL ABSTINE (Either survive or give up). This example has complete margins, is well printed for the issue, and has strong signatures. Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society, Heritage Auctions Internet Sale (1/2017). (Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions, ha.com.) Realized $822.50. (Lot 90339)
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