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    Rarest of the Continentals

    Continental Currency May 10, 1775 $20 PCGS Apparent Very Fine 25. This note is the rarest of the Continentals. It is of a different shape and design than any other of the 101 varieties of Continental notes. It is also printed on thin, weak white paper that was supplied by Benjamin Franklin. The note bears a polychrome anti-counterfeiting marbling stain at its left edge that gives the note a distinctly different appearance. The back of this example, as on all known pieces, is inverted. The apparent grade is due to repaired splits that were nicely done. The latest Newman lists these at $17,500 in VF. We see tonight's example beginning in the range of. . .

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    Auction Dates
    Apr-May, 2009
    29th-3rd Wednesday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
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