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    One of Just 13 Known Survivors

    Fr. 97 $10 1875 Legal Tender PCGS Very Fine 35.
    According to Track & Price, only thirteen Fr. 97's are known, and there is not a single Uncirculated piece among them. Fr. 97 is a classically rare note. HCAA has handled only four examples in our previous 50+ sales. This note is one of only about a dozen examples known to exist, and it is easily within the top half in the census. No Uncirculated example is known. One of the EF's was sold in a March 2001 auction by Lyn Knight for $28,600. This note might very well challenge that level, as it is a pretty, brightly colored example with good eye appeal. An outstanding rarity that no doubt, if it were a U.S. coin, would sell for many times that amount.
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