DescriptionContinental Currency May 10, 1775 $8 Very Fine.
This $8 Continental is from the first issue of Continental Currency. The central vignette is a harp with strings of varying lengths representing the 13 Colonies. The phrase MAJORA MINORIBUS CONSONANT translates to the large colonies and the small colonies are in harmony. It was signed by Joseph Sims, Jr. whose signature is still bold and one other whose signature has faded and is unreadable.
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