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    Lyons City, IA- The City (Treasurer) of Lyons City $5 Apr. 8, 1859 Oakes 89-3
    The exact reason for this issue is unknown although it was made about the time that several cities were competing to be the location for a railroad that would either bring prosperity or leave the losing town high and dry. The vignette is very unusual, depicting the harvest of hops. The note features large red "FIVE" and "5" protectors. This example grades About Uncirculated with a small spindle hole and a tiny upper left corner tip missing.


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