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    Rare Bank of Commerce, Fredericksburg $10

    Fredericksburg, VA - Bank of Commerce $10 Oct. 1, 1856 VA-80 G4 Jones & Littlefield BF30-16. PCGS Fine 12.
    Most of the known notes with title and location are spurious or altered bills. This genuine note was engraved and printed by the less seen Baldwin, Adams & Co. imprint. At center, Agriculture, resting on sheaves of wheat, holds a sickle in one hand; with the other she balances freshly cut grain on her back. The state seal is at lower right showing Virginia trampling Tyranny. No protector. This is a rare type. The signatures are exceptional, and this is a very clean-looking note. Less than ten are known and, we believe the Rarity-6G rating (5-9 known) in Jones & Littlefield might be conservative.
    Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society


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    Auction Dates
    October, 2015
    21st-24th Wednesday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 6
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