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    Maumee City, OH- The Maumee City Insurance Company Bank $1 Faded Wolka 1624-02
    Chartered in 1838 as an Insurance Company, the firm, which was controlled by interests in Kentucky, soon morphed into a bank that quickly put hundreds of thousands of dollars into circulation with no visible means of support. The Ohio Bank Commissioners quickly branded it an illegal note issuer and it was placed into receivership in November, 1839. The $1 is very rare, being represented by this note and a second example which is in the collection of the Cincinnati Historical Society.
    From The Wendell Wolka Collection


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