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    New York, NY- Bank of the Commonwealth $5 May 5, 1853 G8 Proof PMG Uncirculated 62 Net.
    The bank was organized in 1853 and remained in business until 1865 when it became the National Bank of the Commonwealth in the City of New York. This $5 design is quite amazing with a full panoramic vignette of two farm women taking a break with broad vistas of waterfalls, a distant town and canal, two passenger trains, and a busy waterfront scene. The bank department die is at bottom center. The note is printed on India paper with the usual POCs in the signature lines. PMG notes that some repairs have been made to the top edge that are more visible from the back than the front. We are aware of only two examples of this note at present.
    From the Michael S. Tallent Collection

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    October, 2021
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