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    North Carolina May 15, 1779 $250 A Righteous Cause the Protection of Providence PCGS Choice About New 55.
    When we last sold this important North Carolina Colonial in our September 2011 Long Beach auction, it was described, "The higher denominations were the shortest printings from this issue. This $250 note had only 1000 pieces originally printed, compared to 10,000 for the lowest denominations. PCGS points out internal splits at the left which are present, but extraordinarily minor and of no consequence whatsoever. The note is hugely margined, with bold signatures, including the oft faded red signature. Rare and beautiful." At that time, the note realized just over $4,300. The last seven years have produced a primarily flat market for high end Colonials and we would expect a similar realization this evening.
    From the Thomas A. Gray Collection of North Carolina Colonial Currency

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    Auction Dates
    September, 2018
    5th-11th Wednesday-Tuesday
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