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    North Carolina December, 1771 £2 PCGS Extremely Fine 40PPQ.
    5000 £2 notes were printed for this issue. The design features an emblem of a dove with an olive branch and the inscription Pax reditta May 1771 (Peace restored May 1771). This refers to the Battle of Alamance, which ended a popular uprising, the so-called Regulator Movement, against perceived government abuses. This is considered by many historians as the opening salvo of the Revolutionary War. The note has seen little circulation, and is well printed on bright paper with clear straight margins and strong signatures of all four authorized signers. The back has several period endorsements and annotations including Montfort, who was Treasurer of the northern district of North Carolina.


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