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    Choice New "Boar" Emblem Type-Ex Museum

    Continental Currency February 17, 1776 $4 Fr. CC-26 PCGS Choice New 63PPQ.
    This choice example is from an available series making it an ideal type note. Fresh and original, it was de-accessed in 2012 from a foundation where it resided since 1922. This dollar denomination (the series is the only one with change denomination "Fugio" style notes also) uses the size and style introduced in the May 10, 1775 issue. On the front is the vignette of a wild boar charging a spear, with the motto AUT MORS AUT VITA DECORA (Either death or an honorable life). Well printed on both sides. Formerly from the Connecticut Historical Society collection (George Edward Hoadley bequest). The margins are close along the top, but complete along the other three sides. A scarce piece with this originality and grade. These February 17, 1776 dollar denominated type notes have flirted around the $1,000 level for several years now in this grade. Includes its museum inventory paper tag confirming its ever so lightly penciled edge museum number on the back edge.


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