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    Fr. 1225e $10,000 1900 Gold Certificate PMG About Uncirculated 55.
    A much scarcer Friedberg number for this design with Fr. 1225e having an enumerated population of 35 in The Comprehensive Catalog of U.S. Federal Large-Size Notes 1861-1929 by Carlson R. Chambliss. Earlier Friedberg numbers for this design are often made payable to national banks. This piece is made payable to the Bank of North America. It was charter number 602 and by a special act of Congress, this bank alone was exempted from the requirement that it have a title including the word "National" when it adopted a federal charter in 1864. It remains the only bank to have issued Nationals without that word in its title as required by the National Banking Act of 1863. Legend has it that the legislation was passed at the request of the bank in recognition of this institution's leading role in selling U.S. Treasury debt to the public during the Civil War. This example displays very little handling and has the usual cancel methods for the earlier signature combinations of this design.


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