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    Unusually Clean and Attractive Stephen Decatur Black Back Double Sawbuck

    Fr. 311 $20 1880 Silver Certificate PCGS Extremely Fine 40.
    The portrait of naval hero Stephen Decatur appears at the right side of the note. The center is filled with the large round brown seal and two brown X's which give this and all other 20s of this era the nickname "Double Sawbucks." The note has the overall appearance of a high end AU, however PCGS has commented on the back "Restoration in LL Corner." They are indeed correct, although the restoration is done with such consummate skill that it is all but undetectable. One of the better looking examples we have ever seen of this type.


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