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    Very Scarce Philadelphia District $5,000

    Fr. 2221-C $5,000 1934 Federal Reserve Note. PMG About Uncirculated 55.
    Friedberg numbers of which a half-dozen notes are known are five-figure items in themselves, which doesn't take into account that this note is a highly coveted $5,000. This pretty ultra-high denomination note from the Philadelphia district is one of just five pieces known from an original issuance of just 3,000 notes. According to the census and the population reports, this example is the finest by a mile, with three Apparent grades listed in the PCGS numbers. Track & Price records just two examples, including this note, having crossed the public auction block since we sold the Taylor Family collection over 15 years ago. That lone other offering since 2005 was a PCGS Apparent 40 example nearly seven years ago that brought $82,250. The eye appeal here is ideal for the grade and, in the holder, any fold that affects the grade is obscured. Each of the margins is full with bright paper and some embossing of the portrait noted.




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    April, 2020
    22nd-27th Wednesday-Monday
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