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    Attractive 1878 $50 Legal Tender

    Fr. 154 $50 1878 Legal Tender PMG About Uncirculated 55.
    When we last sold this note in January 2007, it realized $69,000. Prior to that sale, both CAA and Stacks had auctioned the piece raw as a Choice New. We remain unsure what PMG spotted that caused the note to grade 55. We could not find it six years ago, and we still cannot find it today. Whatever the grade, this note sits alone at the top of the census for its Friedberg number. It is a most attractive piece, with broad margins and excellent color. This is the only 55 graded by either service with nothing higher.
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