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Type Currency
Title 4d
Date December 16, 1790
Country United States
Denomination 4d

Newark, (New Jersey) - First Presbyterian Church in Newark Undated December 16, 1790 4 Pence Newman page 266, Wait 1410. PCGS Very Fine 20. Another one of the six denominations from the series, all with a common face and back printing style, but with the date at the right end. Typeset with ornamental borders on both sides. At the base, the imprint is: E. Town: Printed by S. Kollock. The denomination is across the back with title above and location below, all contained in ornamental frame. Signed by Elias Boudinot. Light wear and a strong signature. One of the finer examples we have seen. Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society, Heritage Auctions Internet Sale (5/2016), lot 86147. (Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions, Realized $470.00

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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