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    Very Rare Small Format October 5th, 1778 $10 Virginia

    Virginia October 5, 1778 $10 PCGS Apparent Very Fine 30.
    The first $10 note from this issue that we have handled and a very rare piece in all grades. Only the $50 and $100 are priced in Newman or Friedberg with fine notes priced in Newman at $2,000 and Friedberg at $2,500. This $10 note, which is one of the lower denominations, is simply never seen in any grade. PMG has graded only 5 notes in total for the nine different lower denominations of this issue and they have not seen a single $10. The note itself is a beauty; it is a well-margined, well-signed solid VF with no repairs, restorations or meaningful problems. The Apparent grade was assigned for small edge splits. We can find two but it takes some searching. Very few Colonial collections contain a example of one of these small format (the much more common $50 and $100 are very large and wholly type set) October 5, 1778 notes. A rare opportunity for the Virginia specialist to add an important type.


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    April, 2014
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