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    North Carolina April 2, 1776 $1/2 Crow and Pitcher PCGS Extremely Fine 40.
    "The apparent grade was assigned for a minor split repair and another small repair of a hole, but the appearance of the note is that of a solid XF. The crow and pitcher vignette refers to an Aesop's fable where a crow raises the water to a drinking level by dropping a number of pebbles in the pitcher (little by little does the trick). Even with its minor flaws, this is an extraordinary example of this note. The vignette is clear enough to actually distinguish a pebble in the crow's beak." Since we used that description when we offered this piece at our 2011 Long Beach auction, the note has been re-holdered to replace the Apparent 40 with the italic 40. The comments remain the same as does the note. It realized over $1,400 in 2011 and should do about the same this evening.
    From the Thomas A. Gray Collection of North Carolina Colonial Currency


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    September, 2018
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