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    Continental Currency May 10, 1775 $20 PMG Very Fine 20 Net.
    This is a very collectible example of one of America's most historic paper currency notes. Uniquely printed from the May 10, 1775 Session, the $20 uses marbled polychromatic paper, which is visible at the left end. The marbled paper obtained by Benjamin Franklin for this purpose was later used on the first United States Federal Loan Certificate (Anderson-Smythe US-1). The face and back emblems and mottos were sketched by Franklin. These emblems also appeared on the backs of $30 Continental notes. Despite some repairs and pieces added, this example has a very appealing overall appearance.


    Estimate: $2,000 - up.

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    Proxy Bidding Ends
    January
    8th Wednesday 4:50 pm CT
    Auction Dates
    January
    8th-14th Wednesday-Tuesday
    Proxy Bidding Time Remaining
    24 Days 16h 9m 13s
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    This lot is in: 1 - Heritage Signature® Auctions Floor Session (Live Floor, Live Phone, Mail, Fax, Internet, and Heritage Live):
    (Lots 20001-20768) - 5:00 PM Central Time, Wednesday, January 8, 2020 (6:00 PM Eastern Time).
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    Orange County Convention Center9800 International DriveOrlando, FL 32819

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