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    Rare Countersigned $2 Kirtland Safety Society Note

    Kirtland, OH- The Kirtland Safety Society Bank $2 March 9, 1837 G4 Wolka 1424-06 Nyholm 31 Rust 5
    Just the fourth $2 denomination to appear with us at auction. This PCGS Apparent Very Fine 30 example displays some minor staining. It has been signed and countersigned by various signers and scribes in Mormon history. A quick list of signers as follows per the latest Mormon Currency book (1837 - 1937) authored by Douglas A. Nyholm:
    Joseph Smith, Jr.- First Prophet and founder of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter -day Saints, Sidney Rigdon- Counselor to the Prophet, N.K. Whitney- Early Convert and Bishop, Brigham Young- Leader of the Church after the death of Joseph Smith, Jr., Heber C. Kimball- Counselor in the First Presidency. Used in Salt Lake City due to a shortage of specie.


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    August, 2010
    11th-16th Wednesday-Monday
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