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    Attractive 1880 $20 Silver Certificate

    Fr. 311 $20 1880 Silver Certificate PMG Very Fine 30.
    A handsome example of this popular Silver Certificate type. The portrait is particularly lifelike, and that, along with the vivid brown seal and "XX", brings to the note the appearance of a higher graded piece. Although just over 150 Fr. 311's are known, only about a dozen of those have been graded AU or better, several of which are impounded. The finely crafted portrait adding value to the note is that of War of 1812 naval hero Captain Stephen Decatur. He was the youngest person, at the age of 25, to be promoted to the rank of Captain in the history of the US Navy. Decatur's life came to an abrupt end on March 22, 1820 when he was killed in a duel with Commodore James Barron. PMG does indicate some margin repairs, all of which have been expertly executed.
    From the Snapple Collection

    Estimate: $8,000 - up.

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