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    The Far Finest of Two Known August 21, 1775 $1/2 North Carolina Notes

    North Carolina August 21, 1775 $1/2 PCGS Very Fine 30.
    We can find records of only two examples, this piece whose previous history is unknown to us and the Newman example, which although graded Fine 12 Apparent, was only about 75% present. The Fine grade referring to the parts that were present. The cataloger of the Newman collection commented that the old time raw grade would have been Fair. This note has some repairs, but they are relatively minor and what you are seeing was all originally part of this note, with no actual restorations. The 30 grade appears accurate to us, although the eye appeal of the note is considerably finer than that. All four signatures are bold and legible as is the serial number. A beautiful note, likely one of only two in existence and massively the better of the two pieces. A highlight of tonight's offering and a highlight of the next collection it enters.
    From the Thomas A. Gray Collection of North Carolina Colonial Currency


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