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    Deeply Printed April 11, 1778 $7 Counterfeit

    Continental Currency. April 11, 1778 Yorktown Issue $7 Newman 1.1 Contemporary Counterfeit Fr. CC-74CF. PCGS About New 53PPQ.
    A bold note and another intriguing Yorktown counterfeit. No. 5820. Printed on thin paper.


    Newman 1.1: Crudely engraved.

    On the face: In the text, the top of the P in SPANISH is open. The left tail of the s in Resolution starts below the right leg of the R. The second S in CONGRESS tilts to the right.

    On the back: The nature print is amateurishly engraved. The stem of the lower leaf is too long and too thin.

    A deeply printed note on both sides. The poor back details stand out, making this an interesting example to study. Lightly handled and choice.
    Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2018
    7th-10th Wednesday-Saturday
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