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    North Carolina November 27, 1729 £5 Handwritten Contemporary Counterfeit PCGS Very Fine 30 Apparent.
    A higher denomination contemporary counterfeit, this piece is from a fascinating and uniquely styled early series and was once part of the Eric Newman Collection. Every note from the 1729 issue was entirely handwritten with the denomination spelled out in red ink and the rest of the writing being in black ink. This counterfeit was detected during the time frame in which this issue circulated and "Counterfeit" was boldly penned diagonally across the face. The affixed paper seal at bottom center is well done. There is only one endorsement on the back of this example that sports serial number 724. The third party label informs us of a center split tape repair, small edge tears, and damage in the lower left corner. Overall, it remains a bright counterfeit with sharply executed "signatures."
    From the Colonial Valley Collection


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