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    Finest Known Forty-Five Dollar January 14, 1779 Continental - PMG 66EPQ

    Continental Currency January 14, 1779 $45 PMG Gem Uncirculated 66 EPQ.
    "This $45 denomination was found only in the final issue of Continental currency. It is a particularly rare note in high grade. Of the 70 examples that PMG has seen, they have not graded any 65s and only this single 66. PCGS has seen 68 examples and graded two 65s with nothing higher. This note is Top-Pop from both services combined. In January of 2014, we sold a 64PPQ for over $1800. This note is massively more significant and should at least triple that realization." That was our description when we last sold this note in January of 2015 (we have updated the grading numbers). It was the finest known at either service then and remains so now. It did indeed meet its prediction by more than tripling the $1800 mentioned above. It realized $9400. What this note realizes tonight is in the hands of the bidders, but we would certainly expect to see a number north of...


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    Apr-May, 2017
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