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"About Uncirculated" 1778 Dated Continental Currency $20 With Storm Scene
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This is an authentic piece of Colonial American Currency. It is issued for the sum of twenty dollars. The front of the bill has the wonderful wording of "The United States of North America" around the bottom and sides. Also on the front of the note is the issuance date of September 26th 1778. This is one of the first notes that was made and issued under the fledgling United States Government. The early colonial currency is a wonderful thing to collect. Each note was hand designed with meaning to each image. The emblem on the front shows a strong wind creating waves. It has the Latin motto: "Vi concitatae"concitate which translates into English as "It assaults with a violent force". On the front of the note it has the correct hand signed ink signatures and the hand numbered serial numbers. On the edge of the note it has "CONTINENTAL CURRENCY" and across the top it reads "THE UNITED STATES". On the back of the note it has the nature design of a buttercup in the center. Below that are the printer's mark and the date of 1778. The note was printed by Hall & Sellers of Philadelphia. Before this partnership Hall printed currency with Benjamin Franklin. The note measures approximately 3 inches by 3.75 inches in overall size. The note is in very attractive circulated condition. It has been graded by the PMG Grading Service and is rated by them as a "About Uncirculated" note. It comes in their acid-free holder for preservation and display.

Item #: B671
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