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    Unusually Nice Maryland Allegorical Note

    Maryland July 26, 1775 $1 1/3 PMG Very Fine 30 Net.
    The engraving is far more elaborate than on any other Maryland issue, and the allegorical vignettes, although not executed with great skill, are as evocative as anything seen on Colonial Currency. The vignette at the top of the face shows George III setting fire to an American city with a torch while trampling on the Magna Carta. The back is entirely given over to a vignette of Peace and Liberty. One of the most popular Colonial notes. The Net grade has been assigned for "repaired splits, margins, and corners." The work is well done and quite minor. On balance, this is one of the nicer examples we have seen of this very tough issue.


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