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    Flawless and Perfectly Colored Large Brown Seal 1882 $50 Gold

    Fr. 1192 $50 1882 Gold Certificate PCGS Very Fine 30PPQ.
    One of only twenty examples known of this Friedberg number and, while one census indicates twenty-one examples are known, our research indicates an error in the reporting of a serial number that was gathered from our archive. To the best of our knowledge, this piece is tied for third finest example known and is not far from first place. The finest known note is Extremely Fine, with that PMG-graded EF 45 EPQ example commanding $109,250 in 2007. The example offered here is wonderfully centered with flashy, bright ink color. The back has retained its full blazing orange, which is most unusual for circulated Gold Certificates of this era. A classic rarity both for design type and Friedberg number, and one of the few truly rare lightly circulated notes that is 100% free of damage, problems, or restorations of any kind. No 1192 has reached the market since 2014. When we last sold this piece in 2010, it realized $32,200. Using some creative math, some currency knowledge, a pointed hat, and a boiled bat's wing, we have come up with the likely accurate estimate of...


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