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    Little Rock, AR - Cincinnati & Little Rock Slate Co. $3 December 1, 1854 Rothert 409-5. PCGS Very Fine 30PPQ.
    Though defined as a scrip note, the size and engraved designs of this intricate note seem to indicate it acted as a bank and notes were paid on demand including at the "Office in New York." This Danforth, Wright & Co. engraved note is printed uniface, without the color back added to the later series. At top center, three cherubim labor strenuously at crushing a boulder with their screw press. At the lower left are miners in a tunnel and at the lower right are a Native American mother and child. A very bright and well-framed note. This series is a collector favorite due to its artistry.
    Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society


    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    October, 2015
    21st-24th Wednesday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 8
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