Fall River, MA- Metacomet Bank $100 18__ G16 Proof...Click the image to load the highest resolution version.
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DescriptionFall River, MA- Metacomet Bank $100 18__ G16 Proof PMG Gem Uncirculated 65 EPQ.
The bank was chartered in 1853 and remained in business until 1865 when it became the Metacomet National Bank. The $100 features a magnificent sidewheel steamer (the Bay State) vignette as well as a very unusual vignette of a Native American fisherman in a canoe spearing a small shark. The note is printed on India paper with the usual small POCs in the signature lines. There were three examples of this note found in the 1990 ABNCo Archives sale, with some sources estimating a total surviving Proof population of perhaps five or six notes.
From the Charles R. Pease, Jr. Collection, Part II
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