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    Unusually Well Margined Stephen Decatur 1880 $20 Silver Certificate

    Fr. 309 $20 1880 Silver Certificate PMG Very Fine 25.
    PMG has commented "minor edge damage" but we fail to see it. This scarce number has retained good color and is quite well margined. About fifty examples are known in all grades combined. These Stephen Decatur 1880 Silver Certificates have the striking dark back that distinguishes this entire series, the only series of U.S. currency that used this color. It's a rather rare number in any grade and very rare in high grade, with not a single uncirculated example reported. In fact as of early November, XF 45 is the highest grade for this number from either of the two services.
    From The Gerry Lane Family Collection


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    Auction Dates
    January, 2014
    8th-13th Wednesday-Monday
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