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    Washington, DC - $5 1882 Brown Back Fr. 474 The Riggs NB Ch. # (E)5046
    This high-grade note is one of the nicest $10 Brown Backs extant from this institution, which for generations was known as the "Bank of Presidents," as many of our nation's chief executives maintained banking ties with the Riggs NB. Our consignor obtained this brightly colored and well-printed $5 Brown Back from a 1995 CAA auction, and it has been off the market for the past two decades. The seal depicted on the back is the second found on District notes, having been adopted by the newly commissioned District government in 1871. The rather dramatic seal squeezes a considerable number of items into its confined space, including a statue of George Washington on a pedestal, the figure of Justice wearing a blindfold, a view of the United States capitol building, several agricultural specimens, an eagle, and a rising sun, along with the year "1871" and the motto Justicia Omnibus, or Justice for All. PMG Choice Extremely Fine 45 EPQ.
    From The Bob Cochran Collection Part II


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    Auction Dates
    January, 2016
    6th-12th Wednesday-Tuesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 6
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