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    New York April 20, 1756 £5 PCGS Very Fine 30.
    Save for the lovely and famous 1709 notes, which exist in uncirculated condition, this is the highest grade early New York note that we have handled. The Newman example was a 15 apparent and carried the following description, "From a rare series of notes printed by James Parker with coarse paper backs. The New York Arms occupies most of the right side. With its deep printing, the note is appealing from the face. Noted only with 'Edge Splits.' In above average condition for this series." That note realized $376. This note is world's better and remarkably totally free of repairs or restorations. It has been graded as a VF30 by PCGS. That service has graded only 10 New York notes between 1739 and 1760, encompassing 57 different denominations and issues, without the apparent modifier. Even in the current quiet market, we would expect a realization for this New York trophy note in the area of...


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