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    Charlottesville, VA- Monticello Bank $50 June 19, 1860 G28a Jones & Littlefield BC25-35
    When we catalogued a similar but lower grade example from the Newman holdings we observed "The $50 note from this American Bank Note Company series is much rarer than the $20 or lesser denominations from
    the bank. The color and layout are striking. Monticello as engraved for the series is at the right. The arced title is at top center with a vermillion FIFTY DOLLARS arced directly underneath. The left end shows standing "America"
    engraved by Alfred Jones, a vignette also used on the $20 demand notes. Other color details include a large protector "L," upper counter surrounds and a left end outlined perpendicular die. We have auctioned two others that easily realized over $1,000. This is a pleasing, perfect Fine note with excellent color." That piece, which graded Fine 15 and had writing on the back realized $881.50. Expect this bright PCGS Very Fine 30 example to realize somewhat more, likely in the range of...


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    Auction Dates
    January, 2018
    3rd-9th Wednesday-Tuesday
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