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Type Currency
Title 2s
Date July 6, 1789
Country United States
Grade Choice About New 55
Service PCGS
Denomination 2s
Description South Carolina City of Charleston July 6, 1789 2 Shillings Fr. SC-199. PCGS Choice About New 55. A third fully issued denomination from this series, signed by C. Warham and S. Beach. This uniface, wide format note was printed on laid paper with the imprint Abernathie Fecit. Ornamental borders are on three sides; a lighthouse vignette is at the lower left end. Listed as Austin Sheheen #771. There were 6,000 notes authorized of this denomination. The handling is a bit heavier on this example than on the previous, but essentially it has clean and full bodied paper. An excellent issued note from this series, and the Newman plate note. Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society. Realized $1,086.88. Newman VI (Heritage Auctions, 4/2015), lot 19557. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.
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