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Lot 20061

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Type Currency
Title Lot 20061
Country United States
Description Continental Currency. May 20, 1777 $6 Newman 1.2 Contemporary Counterfeit Fr. CC-67CF. PCGS Choice About New 58. A choice example and nearly as made. No. 26277. Printed on thin paper. Diagnostics: Newman 1.2: Engraved. On the face: Same as Newman 1.1 previous. In the text, the baseline of entitles is slightly higher than the baseline of the. The base of the V in Value is high. The letters ac in according are spaced too closely. Under the vignette, the period following DOLLARS is missing. On the back: The nature print background has been reworked to muddle its appearance. The mesh-like effect is still apparent in the upper right quadrant. The back is still in the correct juxtaposition relative to the face. (The stem of the leaf points to the viewer's left.) Very well inked on both sides. With just minor handling. Another significant condition rarity. Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society. From Newman X (Heritage Auctions, November 2018), lot 20061, realized $960.

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