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    South Carolina February 8, 1779 $70 PCGS Apparent Extremely Fine 45.
    PCGS has assigned the Apparent grade for minor stains which is exactly accurate but they do little to distract from the beauty of this broadly margined, high end XF. A lovely example of one of the better-executed Colonial Currency designs. High grade examples from this issue always attract considerable bidder attention, and this is one of the nicest $70 notes we have had in a while. The back design, engraved by Thomas Coram of Charleston, bears a detailed vignette illustrating the myth of Prometheus, chained to rocks, having his liver perpetually devoured by an eagle (vulture?).


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    Auction Dates
    January, 2015
    7th-12th Wednesday-Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
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