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    Broadly Margined PCGS 55 Fr. 1178

    Fr. 1178 $20 1882 Gold Certificate PCGS Choice About New 55.
    Excellent margins surround this 1882 Gold Certificate that bears a handsome vignette of President James Garfield. The note was issued shortly after he passed away after lingering several months between the time he was shot at the Washington D.C. railroad station on the morning of July 2, 1881 and his death at the Jersey shore. He was moved to the Jersey shore in hopes that the sea air would speed his recovery. It did not work. He passed on September 19, 1881 in Elberon, NJ.
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