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    New Orleans, LA - Second Municipality $2 Counterfeit Dec. 1, 1839
    This is a second series date (the first was May 20, 1837) $2 note from the ornate Draper, Toppan, Longacre & Co. engraved plates. At top center, an allegorical female representing Industry is seated on the banks of the Mississippi as a steamboat billowing smoke passes by. Finely detailed panels at each end show the denomination in English (left) and in French (right) on shaded lathe work. The diminutive base vignette shows a Pelican nurturing nesting chicks, symbolizing Louisiana. The note has much paper body for the grade and is only noted as lightly "Pen Cancelled" in blue ink at the lower right and on the back countersignature. PMG Choice Fine 15.


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    August, 2016
    30th Tuesday
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