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Type Currency
Title 1s3d
Date July 6, 1789
Country United States
Grade Choice About New 58
Service PCGS
Denomination 1s3d
Description South Carolina City of Charleston July 6, 1789 1 Shilling 3 Pence Fr. SC-197. PCGS Choice About New 58. This fully issued, wide format note was signed by C. Warham and S. Beach. It was printed uniface on laid paper with the imprint Abernathie Fecit. At bottom left is a tobacco plant and coiled hemp rope vignette. Fancy scroll borders are on three sides. It is listed in Austin Sheheen's reference as #769. There were 12,000 notes authorized of this denomination, and they are normally seen as remainders. The two signature issued notes are much harder to come by than those with a single signature. This example shows very light handling only. Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society. Realized $1,645.00. Newman VI (Heritage Auctions, 4/2015), lot 19556. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.
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