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    Cincinnati, OH - Lot of 3 Farmers & Mechanics Bank of Cincinnati Harrison Engraved Issued Notes.
    William Harrison of Philadelphia engraved this trio with their quaint vignettes and distinctive end panels. These charming notes were issued over 200 years ago and are attractive.
    $5 Augt. 17, 1813 OH-65 G6, Wolka 0469-13. PCGS Very Fine 30PPQ.
    This lovely note has a stately and titled "bank" building at the top, "5" counters are flanking, and the ends show the denomination at left, and OHIO at right. A choice example.
    $20 August 17, 1813 OH-65 G10, Wolka 0469-19. PCGS Very Fine 35.
    Another charming Harrison layout. The horses in the vignette strain to pull the plow. The end panel at left shows a swirling script "Twenty" at left; at the right end, a banner with the denomination and state twirls around a grapevine. An elegant note with no faults.
    $20 Post Note Augt. 17, 1814 OH-65 G16, Wolka 0469-20. PCGS Very Fine 20 Apparent.
    This is a post note and payable "after date." The interesting vignette at the top pays homage to both aspects of the bank title: a ship in the process of being built is across the water from Ceres with her sickle. "Small Edge Splits" do not detract from the delightful Harrison engraving.
    Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.


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