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    PCGS Superb Gem 67PPQ Fr. 278-One of Two Graded at This Level

    Fr. 278 $5 1899 Silver Certificate PCGS Superb Gem New 67PPQ.
    This note was last on the market when we sold it seven years ago in our April 2008 Central States auction. Reprinting the description we used there is quite informative, as we said "PCGS has graded 55 Fr. 278's--only two of those are at this level with a single 66 below them. While Fr. 278 is far from a rare number, it is not one of the Chiefs that is generally seen in top grade. We doubt if the 67 count will increase very much over the coming years. The note itself is clearly worthy of every point it earned. It's a true beauty with ideal color, pronounced original embossing, and the typical "A" subject overly large top margin. A very beautiful piece." Seven years later, our words were quite prophetic. PCGS has now graded over 200 Fr. 278's and the count of two Superb Gem 67's has not changed one bit, remaining at exactly two, with none higher...and neither of the two has been offered since this piece sold back in 2008.

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    Auction Dates
    April, 2015
    22nd-28th Wednesday-Tuesday
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