Lot #302
John Morton Signed Currency

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Estimate: $400+

Description

Rare Colonial Pennsylvania engraved bank note for "Eighteen Pence," 3 x 3.5, issued as No. 30988, and reading: "According to an Act of General Assembly of Pennsylvania, passed in the Twelfth Year of the Reign of his Majesty George the Third. Dated the Third Day of April Anno Domini 1772." Signed at the conclusion by John Morton, and countersigned by John Sellers and Ira Humphrey. Printed in Philadelphia by David Hall and William Sellers, with reverse bearing the cautionary message: "To Counterfeit is Death." Archivally mounted and framed to an overall size of 9.5 x 10.5. In fine condition.

Auction Info

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





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