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    North Carolina May 10, 1780 $600 Crescit Sub Pondere Virtus PCGS Extremely Fine 45.
    "The highest denomination from the series and the only motto type. "Crescit sub pondere / virtus" (Virtue grows under pressure). Printed on thick paper by James Davis with his imprint on the back. There are ornamental borders around the perimeter, and inner borders on three sides form cartouches for NORTH CAROLINA CURRENCY at the top, Death to counterfeit at the left, and the denomination at the right. On this denomination, the value on the back is expressed in Arabic rather than the Roman numerals. Though with some faults cited by PCGS, "Repaired Edge Tears; Minor Stains," wide margined all around and a type worthy of a premium compared to the lesser denominations from the issue." This was our description when we sold this same note for $528 in our November 2018 Newman sale. Ex: Eric P. Newman collection.


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