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Type Currency
Title $8
Date June 8, 1777
Country United States
Denomination $8
Description Georgia June 8, 1777 $8 Red "In" Fr. GA-110a. PCGS Extremely Fine 40 Apparent. A rare type, and the highest denomination from this Continental Currency-payable series. This is the key seal type in the series and the first Georgia appearance of the Thirteen Links motif with motto "C/Congress" in the center. Wood, Langworthy and Wylly signed at bottom left, with O'Bryen and Wade signing perpendicularly. A "Small Repaired Edge Tear at Top Center," visible mainly from the back, is noted by grading. The right margin is extremely wide, and the printing is deeply accomplished. Colors remain strong. The black "in" GA-110b "C/Congress" variety, graded PCGS Very Fine 30, realized $2,350 in Newman Part VII in October 2015. This note is worthy of realization in that vicinity. Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society. From Newman X (Heritage Auctions, November 2018), lot 20025, realized $1800.
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