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    Rare Parish of St. Tammany $5 Note

    Covington, LA - Parish of St. Tammany $5 April 9, 1862. PCGS Very Fine 20 Apparent.
    This is a rarer Parish issuer and always held in high regard by Louisiana note collectors. Printed on thick white paper with the imprint "from Pessou & Simon, N.O." at the bottom. At left above the FIVE, blindfolded Justice stands holding her scales as drapery swirls around her. Crouching beside her and plucking a lyre is an allegorical female Music. The right end panel shows a large FIVE perpendicular. A large red protector FIVE is across under the title. The type was considered very rare by the 1991 Smythe Sale #100 catalogers, and the note realized $264 in condition inferior to this. Noted with "Small Edge Repairs." Very attractive and another excellent representative for a Parish note type set.
    Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society

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    Auction Dates
    October, 2015
    21st-24th Wednesday-Saturday
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