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    Virginia March 4, 1773 £3 PMG Very Fine 25 Net.
    We have handled a tremendous amount of Colonial currency in our 40+ sales, including over a dozen examples from this very rare issue. The notes from this issue are physically large and were printed on thin, weak paper that practically disintegrated at first touch. These notes were printed in London from plates engraved by Harry Ashby. They did not reach Virginia until September 1773, when they were completed, signed, indented, and released. The issue is rare in all grades, and prohibitively rare in high grade. This note is totally intact save for a very minor area of ink burn at the date. This piece is beautifully margined and well signed. This is very likely one of the finest existing examples of this rare Virginia issue. This £3 issue was printed in the smallest quantity of the four denominations, with only 500 examples printed.
    From the Kings Mountain Collection


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    Auction Dates
    September, 2011
    7th-12th Wednesday-Monday
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