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    Continental Currency January 14, 1779 $70 Very Fine.
    This note was printed on watermarked paper with UNITED STATES in two lines. The border cut reads "UNITED STATES OF NORTH AMERICA." The emblem and motto for this denomination were developed by Francis Hopkinson (1737-91). He lived in Philadelphia on Arch Street between 4th and 5th Streets and is buried in Christ Church Burial Ground. Both signatures remain clearly visible on this high denomination note. The upper left corner tip is missing and some light staining is seen.


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