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    Very Rare Fr. 49 - One of Just Eighteen Known Examples

    Fr. 49 $2 1878 Legal Tender PCGS Very Fine 25.
    One of the classically rare numbers for lower denomination large size notes. Track & Price indicates 18 pieces known. Neither service has graded a high grade example, and the highest third party piece to reach auction was a PMG 30 which auctioned twice, most recently in 2013 for $18,000.00. PCGS has commented "Minor Repair in Upper Left Corner" which is accurate but far outside the frame line. It can be years between appearances for Fr. 49s, and this one is a respectable piece that its next owner will be proud to own and display.


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    Auction Dates
    Apr-May, 2017
    26th-2nd Wednesday-Tuesday
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