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    Serial Number 2 Franklin $5 Brown Back

    Franklin, LA - $5 1882 Brown Back Fr. 471 The First NB Ch. # 4555
    New to the census, this note hails from a very scarce Louisiana bank which only issued $5, $50, and $100 Brown Backs during its short tenure. This was the sole bank chartered in this small St. Mary Parish community and was hitherto represented by only a small group of notes which were discovered during the 1970s and swiftly distributed amongst collectors at that time. Subsequent offerings have been extremely sparse, with Track & Price reporting a mere two since 1980, one in 2006 and another six years ago, both realizing $7475. This newly discovered PMG Very Fine 30 specimen with a couple of small splits is the only low serial number example reported to date, and will certainly realize more, likely in the range of...


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    January, 2016
    6th-12th Wednesday-Tuesday
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