Lot 106: Colonial Currency, DAVID BREARLEY Signed 1780 New Jersey $3 Guaranteed Issue Note Ch CU
Historic Autographs, Civil War Encased Postage Stamps, Colonial, Revolutionary War, Federal Era, Coins, Currency, Medals
December 10, 2016
Rancho Santa Fe, CA, USALive Auction
Famous Signers on Colonial Currency
June 9, 1780 New Jersey Three Dollars "Guaranteed" Note Signed by David Brearley & Joseph Borden
DAVID BREARLEY, PHILEMON DICKINSON & JOSEPH BORDEN. Signer of the U.S. Constitution; Brigadier General, Continental Congressman from Delaware, Senator from NJ; and Delegate to the Stamp Act Congress, repectively.
State of New Jersey. June 9, 1780. Three Dollars. "Guaranteed" by the United States Issue. Signed by David Brearley and Philemon Dickinson. Fully Signed and Issued, including on the back "Guarantee" line by Joseph Borden (Member of the Stamp Act Congress). Very Choice Crisp About Uncirculated. Fr. NJ-186. Well centered having bold brown signatures being very clean and vivid red and black with the sharp eye appeal of being Crisp Unc.
Philemon Dickinson (April 5, 1739 - February 4, 1809). American lawyer and politician from Trenton, New Jersey. As a Brigadier General of the New Jersey militia, he was one of the most effective militia officers of the American Revolutionary War. He was also a Continental Congressman from Delaware (1782-83) and a United States Senator from New Jersey (1790-93).