Lot #243
William Ellery Signed Currency

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Estimate: $800+

Description

Revolutionary War-dated Rhode Island engraved bank note for "Five Shillings," signed “Wm. Ellery,” 2.5 x 3.5, reading: “The Possessor of this Bill shall be paid by the General-Treasurer of the Colony of Rhode-Island, Five Shillings, Lawful Money…the eighteenth Day of March, A.D., 1776.” Signed at the conclusion by William Ellery. In fine condition, with overall soiling.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts, Ft. Revolutionary War
  • Dates: #612 - Ended July 14, 2021





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