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    Low Serial Number U40 Fr. 42 $2 1869 Legal Tender PMG Very Fine 20.
    By far the lowest serial number recorded for the Rainbow Deuces, this evenly circulated example bears low two-digit serial number U40. The next lowest recorded number in the census carries a four-digit serial number. This note first surfaced in an Ossie's Coin Shop advertisement in the October 1970 issue of Numismatic Scrapbook Magazine. It made its last public appearance in our 1994 FUN auction. Also, of interest is the fact that the fancy green overprint on the front is shifted upwards and extends past the Black Printing and into the top margin and the green "Oval" containing the lower left serial number is also shifted upwards and covers up the name "Jefferson" below the portrait.
    From the Richard Merlau Collection


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    April, 2021
    21st-23rd Wednesday-Friday
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