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    State of Massachusetts-Bay £10 (2), £20 Treasury Certificates Comm'tte War at 6% Interest 1777, 1778. Anderson MA-4 (2), MA-6.
    These certificates were issued to pay drafts of the Board of War. A resolve was passed on Dec. 6, 1776 requiring that a seal be placed over the handwritten amount of the certificates as a means to prevent alteration of the face value. The seal includes a tree and clasped hands, along with the inscription DAT VIRES UNIO. Portions of the seal are visible. The certificates have been cancelled by means of several "X"s inked over the signature of H. Gardner. The MA-4 and MA-6 certificates are listed as R4, 76-200 known. The MA-4 notes grade: PMG Extremely Fine 40 Net, splits. PMG About Uncirculated 50 Net, tears. The MA-6 grades: PMG About Uncirculated 50 Net, redeemed, cancelled, previously mounted, internal tear. (Total: 3 notes)


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