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    Continental Currency May 20, 1777 $2 PMG Very Fine 25. The wording was changed from "UNITED COLONIES" to "UNITED STATES" on this issue in the top and bottom borders. The British sponsored extensive counterfeiting of the notes leading to them being called for exchange. This $2 denomination features an emblem of grain being threshed by a flail with the motto TRIBULATIO DITAT (affliction improves it). PMG included mention of thinning.

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    February, 2009
    17th Tuesday
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