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    Top Pop $5 Gem Maryland Guaranteed Colonial

    Maryland June 28, 1780 $5 PMG Gem Uncirculated 65 EPQ.
    The "Guaranteed by the United States" notes were issued by eight of the original thirteen colonies. The 1780 Continental Congress resolution authorized the states to redeem the Continental Currency and created these special, federally backed notes. Within the Colonial Currency series, they are accurately removed as a subset as they are directly tied to the Continental Currency conversion and redemption. Therefore, it is essential to collect them with the Continentals. Printed by Hall & Sellers, they share a hybrid appearance and have color emblems on the back as was used on the 1779 Continental notes. This is a very sharp looking Guaranteed by the United States note from Maryland, fully issued and signed by Nicholas Harwood and John Callahan on the face, and countersigned by Benjamin Harwood on the back. A bold orange back vignette shows the emblem originally used on the January 14, 1779 Continental Currency resolution notes. A gorgeous example, this note shows face to back registration that is nearly perfect. The back margins are perfect and clear all around. Top Pop at both grading services for the $5 denomination, this note is tied with three others for Top Pop for all denominations from this series. All of these factors come together to make this an excellent type note opportunity or the genesis of a Maryland denomination set. This pristine note is likely to exceed our conservative estimate.


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    September, 2020
    17th-21st Thursday-Monday
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