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    Small Serial Number Variety Fr. 1173a PCGS 66PPQ

    Fr. 1173a $10 1922 Gold Certificate PCGS Gem New 66PPQ.
    A most pleasing note displaying over the top bold color. This note was one from a large hoard held overseas in Italy, which first came to light several years ago. It was dubbed the "The Fort Knox Gold Reserve" collection and the PCGS holders were specially designed and each signed by Edmund C. Moy - 38th Director of the US Mint who was once in charge of the gold being held in Fort Knox. Fr. 1173a notes have lower serial numbers than the Fr. 1173s because they were actually issued before the 1173s. The serial numbers for the 1173a measure 4mm, while those of the Fr. 1173 measure 5mm. The Fr. 1173a notes are many times scarcer in high grade than the Fr. 1173s. Friedberg Number 1173a was not added until the thirteenth edition of that reference, which was published in 1992.

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