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    Boldly Colored Gem New $50 Brown Back

    Pittsburgh, PA - $50 1882 Brown Back Fr. 508 The Exchange NB Ch. # 1057
    Brown Backs were among the more incredible designs in United States currency, across all denominations. Their color scheme along with the deep brown and blue colors on the reverse is unique to the series. The $50 and $100 denominations are even more impressive for their ornate vignettes, the $50 bearing Washington Crossing the Delaware at left and Prayer for Victory at right. With more than a decade of grading populations to examine at PMG and PCGS, it is very clear now which types are the rarest in high grade and the $50 Brown Backs are incredibly scarce. They were issues in pretty large numbers by banks in nearly every state, and yet just seven in are listed in Gem or better in the combined population reports. The number is very similar for $100s, with a 66PPQ nearly hitting the six figure mark in 2014, the last time another example of this denomination in Gem was also offered. The colors here are excellent with perfectly spaced margins and a vibrant back design. PCGS Gem New 65.
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