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    The Wise $1/2 Owl Type - Ex: Newman

    North Carolina April 2, 1776 $1/2 Owl Fr. NC-156g PMG Very Fine 20.
    Another rare lesser-denomination fractional from the eclectic and eye-catching series. This beautifully engraved example has the prestigious Newman provenance. With its plumage deftly delineated, the wise bird gazes directly outward. The note has some perimeter faults, but is very full with wide-to-boardwalk margins all around. Cited with a "Hinge Repair" by PMG. The upper right corner is rounded and has heavier soiling. Ex: our Eric P. Newman Internet Part 3 sale, May 2017, lot 89175, where it realized $705; Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society. We have handled only a few of this fascinating type, and Mike's note is a very pleasing representative.
    From The Mike Coltrane Collection.


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