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    Pennsylvania Bank of North America August 6, 1789 $1/90 PCGS Apparent Choice New 63. According to Newman, "Bank of North America Small Change Bills Payable in Specie were issued because of the 'Copper Panic' of July 1789, when circulating copper coin was refused." He goes on to say they were "printed by Benjamin F. Bache on paper furnished by Benjamin Franklin which had a polychrome or marbled edge on both sides." The polychrome edge appears on the $3/90 denomination notes from the edge of the sheet. These $1/90 notes never exhibit that marbling. PCGS has assigned the apparent grade for mounting stains on the back, but they are quite minor. This piece is plate letter "A."
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