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    Elusive Fr. 49 1878 $2 Legal Tender

    Fr. 49 $2 1878 Legal Tender PMG Very Fine 20.
    Fr. 49 has always been one of the classic rarities of the Legal Tender series. Just seventeen examples are known in all grades combined. The two major grading services have graded a total of thirteen, the best of which is a PMG 30, with this note falling right in behind it at 20. This piece is new to the census, with no real problems of any kind to report. Interestingly, all examples for this issue carry face plate 52. Our last auction for this number saw a PMG VF 25 as part of the Tom Flynn Collection sale for $32,200. Sure to realize a strong result here this evening as this note remains a key to the completing a denomination set of $2 Legal Tenders.

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    April, 2013
    24th-28th Wednesday-Sunday
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