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    Highest Grade Example Recorded by PMG

    Fr. 1072a $100 1914 Red Seal Federal Reserve Note PMG Gem Uncirculated 66 EPQ.
    It is unlikely that many $100s were saved, so this note's survival in any condition is at least a minor miracle. The example offered has surpassed even that level by coming down to us in the highest grade reported for this Friedberg number in the PMG Population Report, sharing the top spot with two other examples at present. With great color, original paper surfaces, and excellent registration and well matched margins, it certainly seems to have earned this spot. Adding interest to this example is the unusual style chosen for the back design, incorporating a classic sculptural interpretation of various allegorical personages including Mercury. At one time, this back design style was considered for use on small size currency.
    From the Pinnacle US Rarities Collection




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