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    Commonwealth of Massachusetts $16 Treasury Office Certificate Dec. 10, 1781 Anderson MA 28 PCGS Apparent Very Fine 30, HOC. Signed by Henry Gardner as treasurer, this $16 denomination had been unknown until around 2005 when a few pieces surfaced. The certificates were payable to the bearer in six months and were receivable for taxes. Newman lists these as Massachusetts 1781 Written Date notes and they are also listed in Anderson as fiscal paper. PCGS cited the minor stains and edge damage at lower right as the reasons for the apparent grade.

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    January, 2010
    7th-11th Thursday-Monday
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