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    Printed by Benjamin Franklin and David Hall

    Delaware June 1, 1759 20s PMG About Uncirculated 55.
    There were two varieties of this denomination, differing in the placement of a period after the date as compared to the Y in TWENTY in the lower left corner of the face. This example has the period to the right of the Y. Printed over 260 years ago, this note is still in very close to the same condition that it was in when Benjamin Franklin and David Hall printed it. It is one of the nicest surviving examples known, with the signatures of David Hall, Wm. Armstrong, and J(ohn) Barnes. Margins are clear and straight, and the note is well inked, with wonderful back vignettes of leaves and a rather fearsome lion. All of the penned information is dark and bold. The perfect choice for Delaware in a thirteen colonies collection. Examples of this Franklin printed note, almost never approach the AU grade. While this example is the second finest graded, it is the finest recorded in the PMG Population Report.
    From the Colonial Valley Collection


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