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    South Carolina February 8, 1779 $70 PMG About Uncirculated 53 Net.
    An ordinance of February 8, 1779 authorized $1,000,000 in Bills of Credit with an option to issue an additional $3,000,000 if that sum could not be borrowed. This $70 note was part of that second sum which comprised $50, $70, and $90 denominations. The face features Hope standing by a ribbon with the motto "SPES MENTIS SOLATIO" (Hope is the consolation of the mind) while the back features a gigantic vignette of Prometheus being attacked by an eagle intent on eating his liver. PMG notes small tears and evidence of previous mounting, neither of which has any significant visual impact.


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