Lot 180: Colonial Currency, Virginia. May 1, 1780 $2 Fully Signed Guaranteed Issue GEM 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
Gem May 1, 1780 Virginia Two Dollars "Guaranteed" Note
State of Virginia. May 1, 1780. Two Dollars. "Guaranteed by the United States" Issue. Fully Signed & Issued. Gem Crisp Uncirculated.
Fr. VA-172. This impressive bright crisp red and black printed Revolutionary War note is Fully Signed on both its face by John Lyne and Jonathan Boush and back "Guarantee" line by Forster Webb and issued. The edges and corner tips are all extremely sharp, this note has outstanding freshness and superior overall eye appeal. It was printed by Hall & Sellers on specially produced, watermarked "FEDERATION" period laid paper. An interest payment table showing 5% per year, is located on the face side at the lower left. A gorgeous note.