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    Continental Currency April 11, 1778 $30 PCGS Apparent Very Fine 35.
    A moderately circulated and still attractive example from what is by far the rarest of the Continental issues. Thirty Dollar notes are not known to have been counterfeited, but six of the eight denominations of Yorktowns were heavily counterfeited by the British in an effort to undermine the value of the currency of the nascent United States. The existence of these deceptive counterfeits is the reason that this April 11, 1778 issue is the rarest of all the Continentals. When these counterfeits appeared shortly after the genuine notes were issued, the Continental Congress voted to recall all April 11, 1778 notes. This piece luckily escaped that recall. A few tiny pinholes and some ink writing on the back have been noted by PCGS.


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