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    Providence, RI - Exchange Bank $1 February 2, 1813 Contemporary Counterfeit RI-290 C4a, Durand 1281. PCGS Very Fine 20 Apparent.
    An early contemporary counterfeit without an imprint, perhaps copying the style of Hamlin. A "C" at top center is flanked by two round "1" dies. Small circular vignettes at the ends show a plow at left and Hope with an anchor at the right. The panel at far left has a perpendicular ONE. Noted with "Rust Stains and Damage; Edge Splits and Tears; Hinges on Back."
    Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.


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    Auction Dates
    May, 2016
    4th Wednesday
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