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    New York September 2, 1775 $2 PMG Very Good 10 Net. Beginning with this issue, the warning to counterfeiters was discontinued. Also, newly engraved border, Arms, and emblem cuts were used. A lovely vignette with a pair of storks adds to the appeal of this note. The motto is SALUTARIS SIBI PARENTIBUSQUE (fortunate for itself and its parents). Printed on thick paper, a mere 5000 of these $2 notes were printed by John Holt. A native of Virginia, Holt was elected mayor of Williamsburg. He worked for printer James Parker for a number of years before going into business for himself. A considerable amount of Holt's personal possessions were destroyed by the British during the war. John Reade was one of the signers on this example. PMG included a notation concerning pieces re-attached at center.

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