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    Choice New 63PPQ September 26, 1778 $40 Counterfeit

    Continental Currency. September 26, 1778 $40 Newman 1.2 Contemporary Counterfeit Fr. CC-84CF. PCGS Choice New 63PPQ.
    This second type was very well-made and deceptive. No.58131.Printed on thin paper.


    Newman 1.2: Typeset, very deceptive.

    On the face: Same as Newman 1.1 previous, except the baselines of BILL and Bearer are now level and the first or has been lowered to its proper position. As on Newman 1.1, in the text, the upright of the B in BILL is centered under the upright and lower left serif of the D in Dollars above. The comma after DOLLARS is high, and the upright of the b in by is under the far left of the lower left serif of R in Resolution above, instead of under the right serif of the word a.

    On the back: In the nature print, the crude mesh-like crosshatching has been muddled to completely obscure it. In the lower border, the second colon, between ornament numbers eight and nine, is closer to the latter. On the genuine bill, this colon is slightly closer to ornament number eight.

    Very well printed on both sides. Top grade for any counterfeit note, and a perfect collection companion for the genuine note.
    Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society

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