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    Rare Low Denomination May 3, 1779 Note

    Virginia May 3, 1779 $5 PCGS Apparent Extremely Fine 40.
    The signatures of James Wray and J. Menitree are clearly visible on this rare $5 note from the May 3, 1779 issue. Interestingly, a John Menitree signed a petition from Charles City Co. "Against the Paper Money, 1780." Clarkson and Davis were the printers for this issue. Seven denominations were included, with this the second lowest of the seven. Only the $50 and $100 notes are priced in Newman and they had a printing of almost five times as many notes as the other denominations did. The lowest five denominations are simply denoted as "Rare" in Friedberg, with no values listed. This Extremely Fine example received the apparent grade from PCGS due to damage at the left edge, splits, and tape repairs on the back.
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    September, 2011
    7th-12th Wednesday-Monday
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