Lot 212: 1780 Revolutionary War Massachusetts-Bay Treasury Certificate. Anderson MA-21
Historic Autographs, Civil War Encased Postage Stamps, Colonial, Revolutionary War, Federal Era, Coins, Currency, Medals
December 10, 2016
Rancho Santa Fe, CA, USALive Auction
Massachusetts Bay Revolutionary War Era Treasury Certificate
January 1, 1780-Dated, Revolutionary War. Massachusetts Treasury Certificate. Anderson MA-21. Very Fine.
State of Massachusetts Bay. January 1, 1780. 6% Treasury Certificate. Anderson MA-21. No. 1907. 10.5" x 5.25". Letterpress text with engraved ornate border. Engraved by J. M. Furnass, whose credit appears within the final flourish of "Treasurer." Signed by Tho. Dawes and R. Cranch (Committee) and H. Gardner (Treasurer). Embossed with round blind stamp of two hands and DAT VIRES UNIO. Very Fine, with two notches out at left edge. Interesting pencil notation on back at upper left, "By exchange Oct 18, 1895 with Mr. A. K. Parker".