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    Engraved Date Series Leeds & Co. $3 Type

    New Orleans, LA - Leeds & Co. $3 Dec., 1861. PCGS Very Fine 20.
    This is a choice condition, very rare engraved "Dec. 1861" dated note, instead of the undated notes we have seen and auctioned in the past. Printed on white paper by Pessou & Shoun Lith N.O.; the imprint is also different from the Douglas printed $1 notes of which we know. Seated Commerce is at the top center leaning on a shield showing cotton plants. The title is across with the obligation underneath. A bold blue protector THREE is across the bottom. The left end has standing Agriculture. Standing Justice and seated Musical Arts are at the right end. The building Leeds & Co. occupied on Tchoupitoulas Street is still standing today. A choice graded, PCGS 25PPQ, $1 note from the undated series sold for $2,585 in our 2013 CSNS Signature sale. This different series and denomination is a significant type.
    Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society


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    Auction Dates
    October, 2015
    21st-24th Wednesday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 10
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