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    Fr. 157 $50 1880 Legal Tender PMG Very Fine 25.
    The parade of rarities in the Coral Gables continues with this sharply printed and problem free Fr. 157. This number, one of the two $50 Legal Tenders printed with the plain large red seal, is one of only eleven examples enumerated in the Track & Price census. Even that low figure is deceptively high as one of those notes is ensconced at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, a second within the holdings of the Smithsonian Institution, and a third in the collection of the American Numismatic Society. This piece is making only its second auction appearance, having been obtained by our consignor in its maiden auction sale eighteen years ago. If rarity and desirability are any guide, expect bidding to easily reach and perhaps well exceed...
    From the Coral Gables Collection, Part II


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    Auction Dates
    January, 2020
    8th-14th Wednesday-Tuesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
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