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    Continental Currency May 10, 1775 $30 PCGS Choice New 63PPQ.
    This is the only Continental denomination with a double vignette rather than the nature print on the back. The twin vignettes on the back of the Thirty Dollar denomination were utilized on five different issues: May 10, 1775, July 22, 1776, November 2, 1776, February 26, 1777 and May 20, 1777. The $30 notes in the final issues utilized nature prints on the backs. The double vignettes are the same two vignettes that appear face and back on the Twenty Dollar May 10, 1775 marbled edge note. Both were designed by Benjamin Franklin, and Franklin's original sketch for the VI CONCITATE vignette appears on page 78 of the 5th edition Newman. We have sold two others in this identical grade in the past two years, one realized $1,175 and the other $1,380. This lovely note should fall in that range.


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    April, 2014
    23rd-28th Wednesday-Monday
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