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    North Carolina April 2, 1776 $1/4 Halibut PCGS Very Fine 25.
    Traditionally this variety has always been referred to as having a halibut vignette. The other $1/4 with a fish on it is referred to as a barracuda and indeed that note carries a clearly recognizable vignette of a barracuda. This mysterious fish could have been intended to be any number of various fishes, but halibut does not make the cut. Halibut are flat fish with both eyes on one side and horizontally-oriented tails. For numismatic purposes, this is the halibut variety. An ichthyologist would violently disagree. In any event the assigned 25 grade is accurate and amazing for this variety. The only negative comment is that there is a "small repair near LL corner," which is accurate.
    From the Thomas A. Gray Collection of North Carolina Colonial Currency


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