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    Massachusetts November 17, 1776 48s Contemporary Counterfeit PCGS Banknote About Unc 50 Details.
    A Revolutionary War period contemporary counterfeit of an excessively rare Paul Revere engraved "Sword in Hand" note. This particularly broad margined example has edge splits noted on its holder. These splits are trivial at best, measuring only about one-eighth inch at the extreme outer edges of the center fold. The note is pen cancelled across the face and has a lightly penned "Counterfeit" vertically on the back. Both the face and back have four full margins and are very well centered having all of the printed text and designs fully upon the paper. Overall, it is an elusive counterfeit on an excessively rare genuine note. When we last offered this piece, it realized a grand total of $1,200 exactly.
    From the Colonial Valley Collection


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    April, 2021
    21st-23rd Wednesday-Friday
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