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    Extremely Rare Strafford Bank $3 Note

    Dover, NH - Strafford Bank (2nd) $3 Jan. 1, 1858 NH-75 G36b SENC. PCGS Fine 12 Apparent.
    This is a much rarer series of notes from the bank engraved and printed by Toppan, Carpenter & Co. The type is not is SENC in Haxby and noted as "None Known" in the Whitman Encyclopedia, Volume 2. Seated Agriculture is at the center, above the bank title, holding a sickle in one hand and some stalks of wheat in the other. A portrait of a young woman is in the decorative oval frame at lower left. A cameo head profile of a Roman soldier is in a similar frame at the right corner. A horse with one foreleg raised is at the base. A red protector THREE is at bottom center. The note was signed and issued, but is noted as "Hole Punch Cancelled," done to prevent redemption. Noted by grading with a "Hinge Repaired Tear at Top Right." That is academic as this is an extreme rarity.
    Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society

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