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Type Currency
Title 2d
Date December 16, 1790
Country United States
Denomination 2d

Newark, (New Jersey) - First Presbyterian Church in Newark Undated (December 16, 1790) 2 Pence Newman page 266, Wait 1408. PCGS Very Good 10. One of the six denominations from the series, all with a common face and back printing style. Typeset with ornamental borders on both sides. At the base, imprint of S. Kollock, Elizabeth Town. The denomination is across the back with title above and location below, all contained in an ornamental frame. Signed by Elias Boudinot. The signature is blurred and the note is worn. Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society, Heritage Auctions Internet Sale (5/2016), lot 86145. (Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions, Realized $129.25

Early Paper Money of America description:

First Presbyterian Church at Newark / December 16, 1790

Church Money issued by the First Presbyterian Church at Newark and signed by Elias Boudinot, its president. He later became the third Director of the United States Mint. Printed by S. Kollock of Elizabeth Town.

Denominations: 1d, 2d, 3d, 4d, 5d, 6d

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