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    The First Gem 221 from Either Grading Service to Reach the Auction Market in Over a Decade

    Fr. 221 $1 1886 Silver Certificate PCGS Gem New 65PPQ.
    The scarcest number of all the Marthas with huge face margins and perfect ink and paper color. Save for the back centering, which is a touch high, this note has the full appearance and technical qualities of a 67. Not a single Gem example has reached the auction block at any firm in the last 10 years. PCGS has graded only two Gems, this lone 65 and one note above it. Anyone looking to acquire a Gem Fr. 221 would likely have quite the wait if they let this note get by them this evening.


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