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    Only Uncirculated Fr. 1177 1882 $20 Gold Certificate in Public Hands

    Fr. 1177 $20 1882 Gold Certificate PMG Gem Uncirculated 66 EPQ. One of only two available CU examples with the other permanently impounded in the ANA Museum courtesy of Aubrey Beebe. Formerly in "The Fantastic Collection" it took four decades for this note to reach the market. It realized $35,000+ on an estimate of $20,000 and up in CAA's auction of May 1998. The next highest graded note is an AU which CAA sold in 1997 that has been off the market since then. To paraphrase CAA's description then, this Gem New could not be surpassed. The margins are broad and even, the color 100% perfect, and the surfaces simply flawless. The combination of grade and rarity delivers the finest known. PMG has certainly delivered on our expectations in this case. With the current market focused on the rarest and the best, there should be no doubt that this may become a six figure piece. Expect a realization in the area of... .

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    Auction Dates
    January, 2007
    4th-6th Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
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