|Date||June 14, 1757|
New Jersey June 14, 1757 6 Pounds Fr. NJ-108. PCGS Very Good 10 Apparent. The Sixth War Issue 6 pounds has one of the lowest print figures of any early New Jersey Colonial note. It is thought to be Rarity 7 (4-12 known). This is serial No. 136 of only 250 authorized. Similar to prior 6-pound notes with Royal arms and red text. The Parker sage leaf back returned to black printing for this issue. Noted with "Edge Splits." The note has excellent paper body for the technical grade and sharp red color. The type was not in the James DuPont collection. Superior to the Boyd example sold as Ford III: 700 realizing $1,725 in May 2004. A true "sleeper" and important note for New Jersey specialists. Pedigree research points at only a few known in any grade, making this one of the rarest New Jersey War Issue types. Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society
From Newman VIII (Heritage Auctions, 11/2017), lot 28062, realized $480. Image and description courtesy of Heritage Auctions, https://ha.com.
|Image Collection||Early Paper Money of America / New Jersey / 1757 June 14|