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    Chicago District Light Green Seal $500

    Fr. 2201-G $500 1934 Light Green Seal Federal Reserve Note. PCGS Gem New 66PPQ.
    U.S. Bureau of Engraving & Printing Office records indicate that 917,628 five hundreds were printed in both LGS & DGS varieties in 1934 for the 12 federal reserve districts, yet in the decade or so since PCGS & PMG 3rd party currency grading services were established, just 97 gems have been graded by the two grading services for all 12 districts combined. Of that total, more than half are from the St. Louis district with only 43 gems recorded for all other districts combined. Rare, vibrant, & original gem 1934 LGS 500's like this Chicago note have become well sought after in the high denomination marketplace with the most recent 1934 LGS $500 to be sold at public auction, a 2201-LGS from the St. Louis district also in PCGS 66PPQ, fetching over $15,275 in our April 2016 CSNS Sale. We expect that this tougher Chicago $500 LGS gem may well equal or exceed that realization!

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    Auction Dates
    August, 2016
    11th Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
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