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    Important and Distinctive July 2, 1777-Dated $30 Counterfeit

    Continental Currency. May 20, 1777 dated July 2, 1777 $30 Newman 1.1 Contemporary Counterfeit Fr. CC-70CF. PCGS About New 50 Apparent.
    An extremely distinctive counterfeit First United States Notes with a fictitious date. Exceedingly rare and the only example known to us. No. 7327. Printed on thin paper from a single-impression plate, wide margins still present.

    Diagnostics:

    This bill has a fictitious date of issue. It was copied from the May 20, 1777, issue.

    Newman 1.1: Engraved

    On the face: In the text, the ea and er of Bearer are joined. The i of in touches the line to its left. There is a period rather than a comma after July 2 in the date.

    On the back: The upper right loop of the P in Printed is completely formed. On the genuine bill, the upper right loop of the P in Printed is mostly missing. The last s in Sellers is tilted slightly to the right.

    Noted "Edge Tear near LR Corner." The fault is minor. A fascinating example and this would certainly be a prize note in any Continental Currency collection.
    Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society


    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    November, 2018
    7th-10th Wednesday-Saturday
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