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    Continental Currency May 10, 1775 $20 Extremely Fine. This marbled-edge Continental note is unlike any other from the entire series of 102 different pieces. These $20 bills were printed on weak, thin white paper that was furnished by Benjamin Franklin. The left end of the bills has a polychrome multicolor anticounterfeiting device that gave the notes a distinctly different appearance. They were also considerably wider and shorter than any of the other Continentals. The back of this example, as on all known pieces, is inverted. The note has a repaired tear and a restored area at the lower left of the marbling. With its terrific overall appearance, this is one of the nicest examples of its type that we have had the pleasure of handling in quite some time.

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    Auction Dates
    January, 2003
    9th-11th Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 6
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