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    The Finest Known "Black Money" Half Dollar Maryland Note by 35 Points at Both Services Combined

    Maryland June 8, 1780 $1/2 PCGS About New 50.
    One of the rarest of the Revolutionary-era Maryland issues. This is the finest known at both services combined by a huge margin. PCGS has graded this lovely About New 50 and one other note, an Apparent 15. PMG has graded two examples, a VG 8 and a Fine 15. No denomination of this issue is priced in Newman above Very Fine where all the denominations are priced at $3750. Friedberg has the entire issue marked as extremely rare in all grades, with no prices given. Track & Price cites only two sales, a raw 12 on eBay and a PCGS Apparent 15 which we sold at last year's FUN Auction for $1057. An extreme rarity that is very difficult to estimate. We would guess that this finest known by forty points will reach or exceed...


    Estimate: $7,500 - up.

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    Auction Dates
    January, 2016
    6th-12th Wednesday-Tuesday
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