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    Rare Fr. 174 1880 $100 Legal Tender

    Fr. 174 $100 1880 Legal Tender PMG Very Fine 30.
    A rare number that was last offered by us in 2005. That was its first appearance since being discovered and sold in 1999. In that first appearance, this note was described in part, "This newly discovered piece brings the total number of examples up to sixteen, six of which are permanently impounded in museums or government hands. This note is tied with three others for second finest known. It is very well margined with strong color and no problems or restorations of any kind." After seven plus years of third party grading by PMG and PCGS, just two notes, both Extremely Fines, rank higher. The problem free paper and EF to AU appearance should carry this note to a realization of...
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