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    Superb August 8, 1778 $10 "Persecution ..."

    North Carolina August 8, 1778 $10 Persecution ... Fr. NC-177b. PMG Choice Uncirculated 64 EPQ.
    This boldly embossed and well-margined note will perfectly enhance a North Carolina currency type set. This long motto type has the complete text, "Persecution the Ruin / of Empires," tucked into a cartouche at lower left. This Choice Uncirculated example with the EPQ designation has a flawless appearance. It is very sharply printed and displays complete, even margins. The face to back registration is nearly perfect; this note could have been assigned Gem Uncirculated 65 EPQ with few arguments. Apparently, there was once a small group of Uncirculated notes. The Boyd example sold in Ford Part XV is similar to Mike's. There are some other Uncirculated notes on the Track & Price census. Ex: Early American History Auctions, May 23, 1998, sale, lot 421. Certified for the first time, and a stunner. This will shortly become the "top population" note on Track & Price. The following example currently has that mantle. Worthy of eclipsing high estimate.
    From The Mike Coltrane Collection.




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