Lot 125: Colonial Currency, WILLIAM FEW Signed GA. 1778 $20 Rattlesnake Seal PMG Unc-60
October 29, 2016
Rancho Santa Fe, CA, USALive Auction
Famous Signers on Colonial Currency
Constitution Signer WILLIAM FEW Signed May 4, 1778 Georgia Twenty Dollars - PMG Certified Uncirculated-60
WILLIAM FEW, JR. (1748 -1828). Signer of the Constitution of the United States. American Politician, Businessman and Farmer, a Founding Father of the United States, representing the State of Georgia at the Constitutional Convention.
State of Georgia. May 4, 1778. Twenty Dollars. "Rattlesnake" Seal Vignette. PMG graded Uncirculated-60. Fr. GA-122. This great looking, nicely centered 1778 Revolutionary War Georgia note has four large margins surrounding its bold black and red printed text and designs. These George currency notes were funded, "out of the Monies arising from the Sales of forfeited (Tory) Estates." Some light overall tone, original press text embossing remains within the laid period paper. Holder reads, net grade for a corner repair. The round "Rattlesnake" blue Seal is very clear. The five signers include; Charles Kent; WILLIAM FEW (Constitution Signer); William Maxwell; William O'Bryen and Nehemiah Wade.