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    Rare Pennichuck Bank $2 Issued Note

    Nashua, NH - Pennichuck Bank $2 Jan. 1, 1856 NH- 215 G4a. PCGS Fine 15PPQ.
    The bank has a great Native American title, and decades ago it was nearly impossible to get a note from here. A few notes surfaced at a Boston show, but quickly found homes, and few were of this quality. Superbly styled by Rawdon, Wright, Hatch & Edson/New England Bank Note Co. The wide vignette at the top shows two seated allegorical females, Prosperity and Liberty. One holds stalks of wheat; the other, a capped liberty pole. A shield showing a small ship on the water is between them. The eagle's perch appears to be balanced on the topmost point of the shield. The banner below bears the motto PROSPERITY & LIBERTY. A very tall female figure is at the left end above a TWO counter. She holds a flowering plant with one hand and a mirror with the other. A Franklin Pierce portrait is in an oval frame at the lower right. A red protector TWO is at the bottom. The note has very sharp signatures. This is one of the finest notes we have seen from this rare bank.
    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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