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Lot #72
Continental Currency: Philadelphia (1/3 Dollar, 1776)

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Estimate: $600+
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Revolutionary War-dated continental currency for $1/3 issued in accordance with a resolution of Congress passed at Philadelphia on February 17, 1776, serial no. 352382, printed by Hall & Sellers. On the face is a "Mind Your Business" emblem at right, often attributed to Benjamin Franklin; the reverse portrays an interlocked chain with the names of the 13 colonies, encircling the rayed central motto "We Are One / American Congress." In fine condition. A desirable 1776-dated fractional note with patriotic symbolism.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts Featuring Revolutionary War
  • Dates: #670 - Ended July 12, 2023