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    New York September 2, 1775 $10 PMG Good 4 Net.
    5000 $10s were printed as part of this issue. The design incorporates the usual City of New York coat of arms on the face and an unusual vignette of an elephant with the motto PAR VIRIBUS VIRTUS (Virtue is equal to strength) on the back. This note was literally hanging by a thread nearly 250 years ago. Had not someone taken the time to sew it back together with needle and thread, it would have undoubtedly disintegrated long ago. It has, however, been saved as a wonderful memento of the beginnings of our nation. The thread adds to this note's lore.


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