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2 pounds

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Type Currency
Title 2 pounds
Date July 17, 1775
Country United States
Grade Choice About New 55PPQ
Service PCGS
Denomination 2 pounds
Description Virginia July 17, 1775 Small Ordinance 2 Pounds Fr. VA-78a. PCGS Choice About New 55PPQ. The July 17, 1775 issue date authorized the first Ashby large bills and uniface small notes, like this, printed on thick paper. This is the Newman plate note, a fresh and original example, bold and vivid for the type. The margins are close, but more than acceptable for this series. The handling seen from the back is minimal. Like so many Newman collection notes offered here, a pleasing and representative type note of the series. Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society. Realized $1,292.50. Newman VI (Heritage Auctions, 4/2015), lot 19561. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.
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