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    North Carolina May 17, 1783 10s Ships PMG Choice Extremely Fine 45.
    This is a rare contemporary counterfeit from a late series. We have not observed a genuine example of this denomination. Printed on two sides on laid paper with a Thomas Davis imprint. There is a ship vignette at the lower left with the motto COMMERCIO. The typeset back with ornaments is perpendicular to the face. Much of the face text is uneven or poorly lettered. The "agreeable" in the fourth line and "huudred" in the last stand out. The back has uneven printing with some voids between letters. A single penned endorsement is found. Endorsements often appear on other suspected counterfeits of this denomination.
    From the Thomas A. Gray Collection of North Carolina Colonial Currency


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