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    Continental Currency April 11, 1778 $40 Contemporary Counterfeit PMG Good 6 Net. 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. Counterfeits of Colonial Currency in general, and Yorktown counterfeits in particular, have always been highly collectible as an important example of economic warfare. They also have an important place in any Colonial Collection. We see very few genuine notes of this issue, making these counterfeits even more desirable. The label reads splits.

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    Aug-Sep, 2008
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