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    Maryland July 26, 1775 $1 1/3 Very Fine. Restoration-free, which is a minor miracle for this very rare issue. When these are seen, and they are extremely rare in all grades, they are virtually always in tatters. This is the finest example that CAA has had the privilege of handling. 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 Charta. The back is entirely given over to a vignette of Peace and Liberty. One of the most popular Colonial notes, and extremely rare in original, unrestored condition.

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    Auction Dates
    January, 2004
    8th-10th Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
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