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    Continental Currency May 10, 1775 $20 PCGS Apparent Very Fine 30.
    The apparent grade has been assigned for restorations. The note was severed and sewn at one point and has been professionally reattached down the center. The all important marbling however is totally original and nothing has been added to the note save for the material to fill the needle holes and reinforce the previously split center. On balance, this is one of the nicer examples we've seen of this extraordinarily popular Continental. This marbled-edge $20 is the most distinctive and rarest of all the Continentals. It is the only piece of the 102 different notes that has a different shape, size, paper, and color. Benjamin Franklin procured this distinctive marbled edge paper from his contacts in Paris.

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    September, 2011
    7th-12th Wednesday-Monday
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