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    Elusive Sword in Hand 1s4d

    Massachusetts December 7, 1775 1s 4d PCGS Apparent Fine 15.
    Paul Revere printed only 6250 of these notes. This is a solid example with a bold ship vignette on the face and a strong Sword in Hand vignette at back. As Felt stated in his 1839 book, An Historical Account of Massachusetts Currency, when discussing the design elements, "The circumstances under which this currency is sent forth, are clothed with serious greatness. They embrace the oppressions, necessities, purposes, perils, hopes and fears of a people, breaking from long established relations and setting themselves in array against a mighty empire." A restored split at center is noted by PCGS, though the work has been deftly executed and the note has an excellent overall appearance for the assigned grade.

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    Apr-May, 2011
    27th-2nd Wednesday-Monday
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