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    Choice and Rare 5-Cents Louisiana City Treasury Warrant

    Louisiana, MO - Treasurer of the City of Louisiana-City Treasury Warrant 5 Cents Dec. 15, 1862. PCGS Very Fine 35.
    One of the finest known issued notes from this rare Civil War municipal series. Louisiana also printed municipal notes in the 1870s. These were printed on white bond paper by A. McClean Lith. St. Louis using a common layout for all denominations. The title arcs across the top over a central "5" die. The green undertint coin vignettes of a Seated Liberty half dime reverse and 1860-dated obverse flank the "5" tint in the center (also used on the C. Rivers, Banker notes from St. Louis). The denomination is across the bottom. Not numbered, but this is boldly signed by the mayor. Obtained from the 1939 D. C. Wismer acquisition. Crisp, bright, and an exceptional piece.
    Ex: D. C. Wismer, 1939; Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society

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    November, 2017
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