Lot #277
John Hart Signed Currency

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Estimate: $400+

Description

Revolutionary War-dated Colonial New Jersey engraved bank note for "One Shilling," 4 x 2.25, issued as No. 15016, and reading: “This Bill of One Shilling 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 John Johnston, whose signature is barely visible. Printed in Burlington, New Jersey by Isaac Collins, with reverse bearing the cautionary message: "'Tis Death to Counterfeit." Archivally mounted and framed to an overall size of 10.5 x 9. In very good to fine condition, with overall soiling, a central vertical fold, and Hart's signature light but completely legible.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts, Ft. Sports
  • Dates: #614 - Ended August 11, 2021





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