||Colony of Connecticut May 10, 1775 40 Shillings Contemporary Counterfeit Fr. CT-182. PCGS Choice New 63. A distinctive and interesting imitation of the May 10, 1775 40 shillings. This contemporary counterfeit of the Timothy Green-printed note previous lacks the boldness and detail seen on the genuine, but the grade is a stunning Choice New 63, with no detractions noted. The false signatures of Pitkin, Seymour, and Root are seen at the bottom. An exceptional example of a tremendously underrated note. Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.
From Newman X (Heritage Auctions, November 2018), lot 20019, realized $384.