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    Attractive Fr. 197a $20 Interest Bearing Note

    Fr. 197a $20 1863 Interest Bearing Note PMG Very Fine 25.
    A really nice looking example of a very rare $20 Civil War era Interest Bearing note. The Track & Price census indicates only 26 examples known to the collecting community. This one has seen some circulation but has wonderfully bright colors, particularly the red and green overprints which are as flashy as they would be on an Uncirculated example. PMG mentions a repaired split which likely was at the top of the vertical centerfold. No other repairs or problems can be spotted even when the note is carefully candled. Most all of the Interest Bearing Notes have had some variety of cosmetic surgery. The last recorded sale listed in Track & Price was of a net graded VF 25 which brought $24,675 in November of 2018. This piece is considerably nicer, and will likely realize...

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    January, 2020
    8th-14th Wednesday-Tuesday
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