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    Malden, VA- Bank of Kanawha $5 July 1, 1854 as G2a J-L BM05-05 PMG Very Good 8.
    The bank was authorized by the General Assembly in 1839 and remained in business under that name until 1858 when it changed its name to the Bank of Charleston and moved to that city. Printed by Toppan, Carpenter & Co., the note features a river rafting scene and an allegorical female seated in a large 5 holding a fasces symbolizing strength through unity. There is a large red FIVE protector. The note is very rare, with perhaps 2-4 known examples extant. PMG notes a number of tape repairs and reinforcements on three of the four margins as well as a few rust specks.
    From the Aberon Collection of Virginia Obsolete Banknotes

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