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    Rarest $20 Fr. 313 "Diamond Back" Note
    Ex: Dauer Collection

    Fr. 313 $20 1886 Silver Certificate PMG Choice Very Fine 35.
    The 1886 $20 Silver Certificates are distinctive for their solid green "Diamond Back" design, and across the four Friedberg numbers less than 150 are known. At the center is the obscure portrait Secretary of the Treasury Daniel Manning as engraved by Lorenzo Hatch. Manning died in office in 1887 and was memorialized on this series face with the same rapidity as Hendricks was depicted on the 1886 $10 notes. The allegorical figures supporting the framed portrait symbolize Agriculture and Industry. This is a rarely seen Friedberg number in any grade, and the large spiked red treasury seal at the left makes the design quite distinctive. Of the 19 notes reported on Track & Price surviving from the 12,000 printed, three are held by institutions and not available to the collecting community. Mike's example boasts a Dauer Collection pedigree and is one of the finest known. A problem-free Very Fine that is perfect for a high-grade type set. Ex: our 2015 FUN sale, lot 21628 (realized $28,200); Stack's Bowers, August 2013, lot 3199; Dr. Edward and Joanne Dauer Collection. This is an important opportunity to acquire the rarest "Diamond Back."
    From The Mike Coltrane Collection.




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