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    Illinois Advertisement on a Fantasy Back Upham Counterfeit $100

    CT39/290A Counterfeit $100 1862 Extremely Fine.
    This is a very complex note. It is an Upham counterfeit, with a fancy "3rd Series" green back, that has been used as the host for an advertising bill issued by Richard Liddle of Decatur, IL ca. 1876. The ad, printed in red covers the entire green back and another stamp on the face proclaims FIAT / THIS IS / 100 DOLLARS. An interesting use of an interesting note. The note has a couple of rounded corner tips and a small edge tear. Fricke indicates that the use of this back on counterfeit T39s is very rare.


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