March 07, 2019 12:00 PM EST Cincinnati
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Continental Currency and Private Company Note, Lot of Two

Lot of 2:

Continental currency note, 3.5 x 2.625 in. Issued by Congress January 14, 1779 in the amount of sixty dollars, signed by "J. Leacock" and "N. Donnell." With serial number ("No. 167769") printed in upper left and emblem of a globe encircled with motto from Psalm 97 at center: "Deus Regnat Exultet Terra" (God reigns, let the earth rejoice). Verso with print of a willow leaf and hemlock sprig, and "Printed by HALL and / SELLERS. 1779" at bottom.

One private company note with dual-denomination designation, 3.25 x 2.5 in. Printed by R. Aitken & Son for Delaware & Schuylkill Canal Navigation, Philadelphia, PA, 1793. With ornamental border, embossed company seal, and serial number (“No. 165”). The amount of four dollars, in the denomination of “FOUR hundred CENTS” is payable to the order of “Wm. Jouett[?],” whose endorsement appears on verso.

 

Estimate: $300 - $600
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$1,440
03/07/2019

 

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