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    Seldom Offered Fr. 178

    Fr. 178 $100 1880 Legal Tender PMG Very Fine 25.
    Over two years have passed since we have had the opportunity to offer an example of this very scarce 1880 $100 Legal Tender. It is one of only seventeen examples in the census, with five of the seventeen pieces permanently impounded in Federal Reserve Bank collections, the Smithsonian, and the American Numismatic Association collection. With a third party grade of Very Fine 25, it ranks as one of the finest of the few pieces still available to collectors. This piece, despite some light stains mentioned by PMG, boasts vivid colors and design details along with sharp corners and four healthy margins. The last specimen we offered in 2017 was a PMG Very Fine 30 Net example with tape repairs that fetched $22,325. This attractive note should approach that level.

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    Auction Dates
    August, 2019
    15th Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
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