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    Rare Stephen Mason, Richmond 12 Cents Note

    Richmond, VA- Due by Stephen Mason 12 Cents October 4, 1861 Jones & Littlefield PR60-562. PCGS Fine 15 Apparent.
    This and the 37 Cents (37-1/2 Cents?) are the rarest from the issuer and listed as "7G" in the Virginia book. With scythe and sheaf of grain, Ceres stands on a plinth in a niche at the left end; an ornamental cartouche at the left end holds the perpendicular textual denomination. A double ruled border is around the perimeter. The denomination "12 Cts." flanks a central flourish. Noted are: "Edge Tears and Minor Damage; Tape Repair on Back; Small Holes." A curious odd denomination from the Civil War period. A rarity from a well collected location.
    Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2018
    7th-10th Wednesday-Saturday
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