Lot #263
John Hart Signed Currency

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Estimate: $600+


Signer of the Declaration of Independence from New Jersey (1713-1779). Encapsulated and graded by PCGS Fine 12. Revolutionary War-dated Colonial New Jersey engraved bank note for "Three Shillings," 4 x 2.25, issued as No. 40294, and reading: “This Bill of Three Shillings Proclamation, is emitted by a Law of the Colony of New-Jersey, passed in the Fourteenth Year of the Reign of his Majesty King George the Third. Dated March 25, 1776.” Signed at the conclusion by John Hart, and countersigned by Robert Smith and John Stevens, Jr. Printed in Burlington, New Jersey by Isaac Collins, with reverse bearing the cautionary message: "To Counterfeit is Death." In good to very good condition, with overall soiling, a stain to the bottom edge, areas of paper loss, and Hart's signature light but legible.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts
  • Dates: #618 - Ended October 13, 2021

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