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Type Currency
Title 20s
Date August 10, 1739
Country United States
Grade Fine 15
Service PCGS
Denomination 20s
Description Pennsylvania August 10, 1739 20 Shillings Fr. PA-45. PCGS Fine 15 Apparent. This rare note has the early "Printed by B. Franklin" imprint, and is rarely encountered in any grade. On the back, type ornaments are around the perimeter, and the imprint is seen in exergue. The nature print is particularly bold, especially when comparing it to the note's overall condition. Cited as having "Splits, Tears, and Damage; Repair; Minor Stains." An important type note and a historic Benjamin Franklin emission. Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society. Realized $3,055.00. Newman VI (Heritage Auctions, 4/2015), lot 19529. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.
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