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    Flashy Richmond $5000

    Fr. 2221-E $5000 1934 Light Green Seal Federal Reserve Note. PCGS Choice About New 58.
    This previously unreported Richmond $5000 is a welcome arrival for our auction and the census. It is the highest reported serial number and has stunning visual appeal for an About Uncirculated note. The margins are perfectly even and as broad as any Gem. Traces of the embossing are evident from the ever-so-colorful overprint, all of which is complemented by creamy white paper with ripples in all the right places. With an original print run of only 2,400 notes, Richmond is tied with three other districts for the fewest printed and issued examples for 1934 $5000 FRNs. In the last decade, we have offered only two $5000s from this district. Most recently, we sold a PMG 64 EPQ from the much more common Chicago district for $126,500. With all the eye appeal of a full Gem and the appeal of a scarcer district, expect a realization in the neighborhood of...

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    Auction Dates
    January, 2010
    7th-11th Thursday-Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
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