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Lot Number: 170
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Estimate Range: $1,400 - $1,800
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May 3, 1779 Virginia Three Dollars Lowest Denomination Note Unpriced In Any Grade In Newman

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Treasury of Virginia. May 3, 1779. Three Dollars. Uniface. Printed on Thin Laid Paper (Rarity). Very Fine.

Fr. VA-164. This somewhat “regular” looking note is actually a great rarity, as listed in both the Friedberg and Newman reference books. Newman lists value with “dashes” in all grades, and it is simply stated as “Very Rare” by Friedberg. This note is printed on thin laid period paper. It is very well centered on the printed face side and the reverse is blank. Signatures include; James Wray and Thomas Everard. Conservation to small scattered paper repairs at the upper corners, a deft sealed centerfold, and to a few trivial edge splits. Its blank reverse side has signs of prior mount hinges. Pleasing in appearance, the blank reverse is free of notations. The consignor ( a longtime collector) noted that it took over 30 years to locate a similar $3 thin paper type for “upgrade”! Only 4,208 issued, this lowest denomination not valued in any grade in either reference.
Lot Number: 170
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