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    South Carolina October 19, 1776 $4 PCGS Fine 15.
    The $4 design has a small round emblem depicting an elephant with the motto INFESTUS TANTUM INFESTIS (Hostile only to the hostile). The choice of an elephant is interesting as probably no one receiving this note in commerce had ever seen the animal before. This note has seen circulation but has survived the experience intact. Design details are clear although the emblem is a bit indistinct. The signatures of John S. Dart and Richard Mercer are clear and legible. PCGS mentions that the margins have been trimmed and that there are minor restorations. These restorations are difficult to even locate through the holder and do not provide any meaningful distraction to the note's visual appeal.


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