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    Circleville, OH - Bank of Circleville (First) $5 Jan. 7, 1854 G8 Wolka 0668-08
    The Bank of Circleville was chartered as one of a batch of banks in 1834 and led a quiet existence until 1840, when a group of swindlers dusted off an old dormant charter and opened a second Bank of Circleville. Before failing in 1841, this fraudulent bank created a monumental amount of confusion which was, of course, exactly what they set out to do. The legitimate Bank of Circleville survived this only to fail mere weeks before its charter was set to expire in 1855. This note has the fully engraved date which was on the final series of notes issued. This example also has a neat pale blue stamp of Valentine Sliker, a boot and shoe merchant in Cincinnati circa 1853 to 1860. A pleasing and evenly circulated PCGS Very Fine 25.

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