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    Norwalk, OH- The Bank of Norwalk $5 (2) 1844 UNL; G20 Wolka 2005-23; -26
    A pair of $5s from this bank that was authorized in 1831 and failed just a year before its charter was to expire in 1850. The first appears to be a contemporary counterfeit, unknown to Haxby, and grades Very Good-Fine while the second, featuring vignettes of Liberty, Agriculture, and a portrait of Franklin, grades Fine or a bit better. Only three examples of the counterfeit are presently known, with one residing in the holdings of the Western Reserve Historical Society.
    From The Wendell Wolka Collection


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    May, 2014
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