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    Continental Currency May 10, 1775 $20 PCGS Very Fine 35.
    This is a very collectible example of one of America's most historic paper currency notes. Uniquely printed from the May 10, 1775 Session, the $20 uses marbled polychromatic paper, which is visible at the left end. The marbled paper obtained by Benjamin Franklin for this purpose was later used on the first United States Federal Loan Certificate (Anderson-Smythe US-1). The face and back emblems and mottos were sketched by Franklin. These emblems also appeared on the backs of $30 Continental notes. PCGS has commented, "restorations." Those that we see are of edge splits, with no traces of design redrawing. A very nice example of this single most popular Continental note.


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    January, 2018
    3rd-9th Wednesday-Tuesday
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