Lancaster, OH- The State Bank of Ohio, Hocking Valley Branch $1; Counterfeit $1 1853-59 G750; C750 Wolka 1440-04; -05
    Because of its success, the State Bank of Ohio also saw a fair amount of counterfeiting activity. This lot comprises a pair of $1 issues, one genuine and one counterfeit. A comparison of the portraits of Gustavus Swan on the left end of the note makes quick work of ferreting out the counterfeit. One other subtle detail tripped up the counterfeiter, he added J.R. Finn's name as President; J.R. Finn was Vice President and when he signed $1s the title printed on the notes was Vice Prest. not Prest. There are two examples of the genuine $1 note with presidential signature presently known on this branch. Both notes grade Very Good-Fine with the genuine note having a few chips missing out of the right margin. Notes of any denomination from this branch, genuine or not, are among the tougher ones to find.
    From The Wendell Wolka Collection

    Estimate: $300 - $400.

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