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    North Carolina May 15, 1779 $250 A Righteous Cause the Protection of Providence Contemporary Counterfeit PCGS Apparent Very Fine 35.
    Genuine notes from the series were printed by Hugh Walker. This highest denomination note is a rare contemporary counterfeit. At lower left, the motto "A Righteous Cause, the Pro- / tection of Providence" is seen. This is the Newman Plate Note illustrated on page 473 of the 5th edition. The diagnostic is the sloping third line of text in the face obligation. However, a comparison with the genuine also shows the fourth and fifth lines tilt downward, and a number of words, particularly HUNDRED are crooked like their maker. The face diagnostics are clearly different from the genuine. The note has only some "Small Edge Tears," which resulted in the Apparent grade. Very attractive, and an important note for the specialist.


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