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    North Carolina April 2, 1776 $1/8 Lion PCGS Very Fine 25.
    Somewhat strangely the Newman example was one of his lower grade pieces with multiple problems. We also have sold what is very likely the finest known example of this variety, a PCGS 53PPQ which realized $2,820 in 2013. Why a fair number of this lower denomination note survived compared to others is lost to history, but it is one of the more obtainable of the low denomination examples. The italic VF 25 is accurate for this note and the reason for it is restorations which are at the top to the left of center affecting the word "Carolina," although they are very well done.
    From the Thomas A. Gray Collection of North Carolina Colonial Currency


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