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    Fr. 1382 Fractional Currency Shield, With Gray Background.
    Fractional Currency Shields were used in banks and post offices for counterfeit detection. They were printed between June 1866 and May 1869 and are composed of 39 First, Second, and Third Issue notes. There are 20 faces and 19 backs, all uniface. The 25¢ Second Issue back has faded to the usual blue color. There are four hand-signed notes with three being Colby-Spinner examples and the 15¢ Grant-Sherman having the Jeffries-Spinner signature combination. Minor water damage is observed. It is in a nice frame and the back has a little bit of penned collector information on it. Overall, it is an attractive shield.
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    September, 2017
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