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    North Carolina April 2, 1776 $1/16 Griffin PCGS Very Fine 25.
    The vignette of what Newman identifies as a "griffin" is razor sharp on this note. The vignette appears to be purely a dragon, with none of the lion elements required for the mythological or heraldic griffin. We have sold two previously, a quite decent example as part of our Midnight Ride Collection and the Newman Apparent 12 that was missing pieces. This note is superior to the Midnight Ride piece by five points. The italic grade was caused by restorations, which seem to be the filling in of minor nicks in the extra wide bottom margin and replacement of blank paper in the lower right corner.
    From the Thomas A. Gray Collection of North Carolina Colonial Currency


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