Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    Boston, MA- Howard Banking Co. Counterfeit $5 Aug. 23, 1858 C8a PMG Extremely Fine 40.
    The bank opened in 1853 and remained in business until 1858 when it became the Howard Bank which went on to become the Howard National Bank of Boston in 1864. Although a counterfeit, this is still a very popular note because of the roof-top Santa Claus vignette (Durand Type I) depicting Old Saint Nick and his reindeer on the job on Christmas Eve. Many of the counterfeits are boldly stamped as counterfeits or are in low grades. This example, originally from the Slabaugh Collection, is a happy exception with no distractions worth mentioning by PMG.


    Estimate: $800 - $1,250.

    Auction Info

    Proxy Bidding Ends
    June
    28th Sunday 6:50 pm CT
    Auction Dates
    June
    28th Sunday
    Proxy Bidding Time Remaining
    26 Days 12h 10m 12s
    Internet/Mail Bids: 2
    Lot Tracking Activity: 16
    Page Views: 101

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    20% of the successful bid (minimum $19) per lot.

    This lot is in: 1 - Currency Session
    (Lots 95001-95441) - 7:00 PM Central Time, Sunday, June 28, 2020.
    (Proxy bidding ends ten minutes prior to the session start time. Live Proxy bidding on Heritage Live starts 24 hours before the live session begins and continues through the session.)

    Show All Session Information

    Show Auction Type Info

    Additional Location Info:
    Heritage Auctions - Dallas
    3500 Maple Ave
    17th Floor
    Dallas, TX 75219

    Current Bid:
    $2
    Bid Protection
    w/ Buyer's Premium (BP) : $21.00 Minimum Next Bid: $3 ($22.00 w/ BP)
    Track Item