October 29, 2016, 9:00 AM PST
Rancho Santa Fe, CA, USALive Auction
Lot 160: Colonial Currency, MA, 1781. 16 Spanish Milled Dollars Treasurers Certificate(22 views)
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December 10, 1781 Sixteen Dollars Note PCGS VF-35
Commonwealth of Massachusetts. December 10, 1781. Sixteen Dollars. Hand-Written Date. Massachusetts Treasurer's Certificate Note. Payable in "Spanish Milled Dollars." Hole Punch Cancel. PCGS graded Very Fine-35.
Fr. MA-289. Sixteen Dollars denominated Revolutionary War issue, made payable in "Spanish Milled Dollars." The embossed Treasury Seal is located at the upper left and has four large even margins with choice overall centering. The blank reverse is quite clean with a small contemporary endorsement at the left edge. The text is very boldly printed in rich black with a deep bold brown signature "H(enry) Gardner" and has very nice vivid appearance and eye appeal.