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CONTINENTAL CURRENCY



May 10, 1775 Issue



November 29, 1775 Issue


$3 Crisp About Uncirculated, with the usual handling and the bold signatures of Barnes and Smith. $695

$4 PCGS Choice About New 58PPQ. Signatures of Lewis and Morris. Handsome note. $750

$6 Choice About Uncirculated, a beautiful note with generous margins and clear signatures of Morris and Kuhl. $750

$7 Choice About Uncirculated. Very choice with a couple of faint corner bends. Sharp signatures of Coombe and Bond. $750

$7 Choice Crisp Uncirculated, with Smith/Crispin signatures. Superb quality on this note. $1200

$8 Very Fine, cleanly printed. Watkins/Gannon signatures. $295


February 17, 1776 Issue


$1/6. CC-19. Sellers signature. PCGS Fine 15, no problems. $395

$1/3 CC-20. Good. Wear and tear - you won't look this good 200 years from now. $99

$1/3. Good - Very Good. Signature gone. $135

$1/2 CC-21. PCGS Very Good 8. With the signature of J(oh)n Ord. $150

$1/2 CC-21. About Uncirculated with Coale signature. A speck of foxing but mighty nice for this popular "Fugio" type. $1295

$3 Crisp Uncirculated. Tightly margined but fresh with Leech/Howard signatures. $700

$4 Extremely Fine, wild trim. Morris/Masters signatures. $375

$4 PCGS Extremely Fine 45PPQ. Garrison/Watkins signatures. Super! $495

$5 About Uncirculated. Signatures of Stretch and Douglas not seen often. $550

$6 Almost Extremely Fine, with signatures of Morris and Kuhl. $375

$7 CC-29. Very Fine with the signatures of J(ohn) Sellers and I(saac ) Pearson. $295

$8 CC-30. Extremely Fine. Signed by W (illiam) Webb and I(saac) Hazlehurst. $395

$8 Crisp New. Nicely margined with signatures of Smith and Kinney. $750


May 9, 1776 Issue


$1 CC 31. Very Good,huge blue fiber. Hubley/Evans signatures. $160

$1 PCGS Very Fine 35. Sellers/Braman signatures on this elusive denomination. $575

$3 CC-33. Fine. Braman/Sam Sellers signatures. $200

$3 CC-33. Extremely Fine. Hubley/Evans signatures. $395

$4 CC-34. Very Good, with signatures of Gannon and Howell. $150

$6 CC-36. Fine, with signatures of Leach and Gannon. $200

$8 Extremely Fine. Boldly signed by Sellers and Grayson. $450

$8 PMG About Uncirculated 55. Serial 46357. Signatures of Sellers and Pearson. $595

$8 PMG About Uncirculated 55. Bold signatures of Coombe and Tuckniss. $750


July 22, 1776 Issue


$4. About Uncirculated, with uneven tight trim at top. Leech/Howard signatures. $595

$7. Crisp About Uncirculated, with corner bump at UL. Bold signatures of Sam Sellers and Brannan. $695

$30. Choice Crisp Uncirculated. Outstanding quality on a rare note. Howard and Bullock signatures. $1950


November 2, 1776 Issue


$2 CC-47. Very Fine, with Bramman/Cromwell signatures. $300

$2 Crisp Uncirculated. Signed by Benjamin Levy and Bramman. $795

$6 Crisp About Uncirculated, with one faded signature above that of Donnellan. $400

$8. CC 53. PCGS Extremely Fine 45 PPQ. $450

$8 Crisp Uncirculated, a small age spot short of Choice. $500


February 26, 1777 Issue


$4 PCGS Extremely Fine 45PPQ. Boldly printed with Coale/Johnson signatures. $395

$5 Extremely Fine, with Taylor/Norris signatures. Jumbo margins! Serial 1253. $450

$6 Extremely Fine, well printed. $350

$7 Extremely Fine, with Kelso/Cromwell signatures. $400

$7 About Uncirculated. Rounded corners and one signature weak, but still a note that never saw much use. $400

$8 Very Fine, the back print exceptionally bold. Coale/Johnson signatures. $200

$8 Nearly Extremely Fine, with one legible signatures. $275

$8 Extremely Fine, with signatures of Kelso and Cromwell. $375

$30 Very Fine. The one legible signature is that of A Norris. $395

$30 PCGS Very Fine 30, with Coale signature. $550

$30 About Uncirculated. Signatures of Cromwell and Kelso. Lots of embossing remains 235 years later. $750


May 20, 1777 Issue



April 11, 1778 Issue ( Yorktown )


$4 Very Good. Only the Snowden signature is legible. Quite presentable and at a bargain level $595

$4 Very Good. Very respectable example of our rarest Continental issue. $600

$4 Very Fine. Some scattered age marks, most noticeable from the back. Not sharply printed but very modest circulation. $950


$4 PMG Choice Extremely Fine 45. Well printed and extraordinary for a Yorktown. $2600


$6 Very Good or a tad nicer, with paper clip indentation at UL. $750

$7 Very Good, a very affordable Yorktown note. $650


September 26, 1778 Issue


$7 Very Fine, bold print. The $7 notes are a popular denomination. $250

$7 CC-47. Very Fine. Signed by Byers and Massey. $260

$8 CC-81. Fine, with signatures of Sellers and James Rowan. $195

$20 Extremely Fine with signatures of Leacock and Stretch. $295

$30 Extremely Fine face/Very Fine back. A very nice note, with clean signatures. $275

$30 Choice About Uncirculated, a lovely note with signatures of Snowden and Gamble. Weak sheet fold across holds this back from Gem. $650

$50 About Uncirculated, very nice. $395

$60 PCGS Choice About New 58PPQ. Outstanding quality! $495


January 14, 1779 Issue



$1 and $5. UNCUT PAIR. Roberts/Lyons signatures. Extremely Fine. Unusual to find multiples. $795


$3 Extremely Fine, with precise signatures of Masoner and Graff. Sheet margin at R. $395

$4 Uncirculated, with signatures of Wister and Graff. $600

$20 About Uncirculated, wiggle in right margin. $375

$35. About Uncirculated. Bold signatures of Nevell and Simmons. Super quality. $695

$35. About Uncirculated. Stretch/Leacock signatures. Nicely margined, bright and desirable. $750

$35. Slabbed by PCGS as About New 53. Signatures of Cox and Donnell. $895

$35. Choice About Uncirculated, with embossing of the nature print still punched boldly. Signatures of Cox and Donnell. $1000

$45. About Uncirculated with a corner rub. Jacob Graaf signature has ink splotch. $350

$45 About Uncirculated. Another, also sporting the signatures of Dundas and Read. $495

$55. Very Fine, with Cather and Dundas signatures. $225

$55. Very Fine, Graff/Wister signatures. $250

$60 Snowden/Gamble signatures on this Extremely Fine note with corner nicks. Nets out at Very Fine. $250

$60 Very Fine, Read/Dundas signatures. $250

$70. About Uncirculated. Gamble and Snowden boldly signed this note, and left a bit of stray ink. $695

$80. W(illiam) Gray/Lyon signatures. PCGS About New 50. Serial 74155. $895


COLONIAL CURRENCY



CONNECTICUT


1/2/1775. 40 shillings. Slash cancelled. About Uncirculated. $450

5/10/1775. 40 shillings. Not cancelled. About Uncirculated with tiny breaks at top and bottom. Quality note. $495

6/19/1776 9 pence. Superb Gem Uncirculated. Colonial notes don't come any nicer. $850

10/11/1777. 2 pence. Small note on bluish paper. Single slash cancel. About New. $175


DELAWARE


1/1/1776 4 shilling. Crisp Uncirculated, tightly trimmed. $395

1/1/1776 4 shilling. Choice Crisp Uncirculated, incredibly fresh. $495

1/1/1776 5 shillings. Choice Uncirculated, jumbo margins all around. $750

1/1/1776 10 shillings. Extremely Fine. $250

1/1/1776 10 shillings. About Uncirculated. $325

1/1/1776 10 shillings. Jumbo margins all around. Gem appearing with one corner fold. $495

1/1/1776 20 shillings. About Uncirculated, with a light horizontal bend. $275

5/1/1777 20 shillings. Legal tender issue. XF with good signatures and print quality. $295


GEORGIA


1776 6 Pence. Extremely Fine. Quality like this the exception for Georgia. $1600

1776 5 shillings. Slabbed by PCGS as Very Fine 30 PPQ. The crown image was deemed unpatriotic and replaced. $2150

1776 $1 Justice. Red seal. About Uncirculated, fantastic quality. It would be hard to improve on this Georgia Peach. $6500

1776 $4 Liberty Cap. Blue seal incredibly sharp and bold. Very Fine. $3250

1776 $4 Liberty Cap. Blue ("Green") seal. Very Fine, with tiny tear reinforced on back by stamp hinge, typical of this issue. Handsome note. $2500


1776 $1 Justice. Orange seal. Slabbed by PMG as Choice Extremely Fine 45 EPQ. Exceptional quality for Georgia. $3995


1777 $3 Denomination in Red. Extremely Fine, generous margins. $2750

1777 $4 Denomination in Red. Stag seal is bold and sharply impressed. Very Fine, remarkable. $2750


1777 $3 Soldier. Orange seal. Slabbed by PMG as Extremely Fine 40. Super. $3750


1777 $9 Justice. Blue Green seal. Very Fine. Very desirable, unimpaired example. $7500

1777 $4/5 (4 shillings). Very Fine with lucky 7 serial number. $1650


MARYLAND


4/10/1774 $1/2 Annapolis Issue. Extremely Fine. Grafitti on back margin. Well-printed fractional. $165

4/10/1774 $2/3. Annapolis Issue. Extremely Fine, with some age, but just one light centerfold away from new. Perfect for your 13-colony set. $200

4/10/1774 $2 Annapolis Issue. MD_67. PCGS About New 58. Unheard of quality for this issue. $600

4/10/1774 MD-69. $6 Annapolis Issue. Choice About Uncirculated. Eddis/Clapham signatures on this barely handled beauty. Serial 1579. $350

4/10/1774 $6 Annapolis Issue. Gem Uncirculated. Without doubt the finest example of this issue I have seen in 40 years! $895

4/10/1774 $8 Annapolis Issue. Extremely Fine, boldly printed. $225

4/10/1774 $8 Annapolis Issue. Extremely Fine. Face looks new, back shows centerfold. An outstanding example. $250


MASSACHUSETTS



NEW HAMPSHIRE


4/29/1780 $3 Confederation Issue. About New. Usual hole cancel but bright and fresh. $695


NEW JERSEY


3/25/1776 1 shilling. Gem Crisp Uncirculated. Jumbo margins. $695

3/25/1776 18 Pence. Choice Crisp Uncirculated. Jumbo margins. $550

3/25/1776 18 Pence. Choice Crisp Uncirculated. Gigantic margins. $650

3/25/1776 3 shillings. Crisp Uncirculated. Gigantic margins. $550

3/25/1776 3 shillings. Choice Crisp Uncirculated. Fresh and original. $495

3/25/1776 3 shillings. Choice Crisp Uncirculated. Jumbo margins. $550

3/25/1776 6 shillings. Choice Crisp Uncirculated, with minor age and a huge piece of mica on the face. $395

3/25/1776 6 shillings. Choice Crisp Uncirculated. Tight margin on back. $495

3/25/1776 6 shillings. Crisp Uncirculated. Gigantic margins all around with some corner bumps thereon. $550

3/25/1776 6 shillings. Choice Crisp Uncirculated. Nicely margined all around. $500

3/25/1776 12 shillings. Choice Crisp Uncirculated. Tight at top, broad lower margin. $400

3/25/1776 12 shillings. Choice Crisp Uncirculated. Fresh with plenty of embossing. $495

3/25/1776 12 shillings. Gem Crisp Uncirculated. Huge boardwalk margins all around. $795

3/25/1776 15 shillings. Choice Crisp Uncirculated. Boldly printed, very appealing. $495

3/25/1776 30 shillings. Choice Crisp Uncirculated. Tight at top. Vivid red printing. $495

3/25/1776 30 shillings. Crisp Uncirculated. Huge margins with some handling in the left margin. $550

3/25/1776 6 pounds. Glorious red and blue. About Uncirculated, and one of my colonial favorites. $1350


NEW YORK


February 16, 1771. 3 Pounds. NY-165. Arms. Fine, tape translucencies. $175

Aug 2, 1775 4 shillings. Water Works issue. Choice About Uncirculated, with a faint bend. $650

Aug 2, 1775 4 shillings. Water Works issue. Choice Crisp Uncirculated. $950

Jan 6, 1776 2 shillings. Water Works issue. Choice About Uncirculated. Faint center bend, otherwise a Gem. $800

Jan 6, 1776 4 shillings. Water Works issue. Choice About Uncirculated. Serial number 688. Popular colonial era note. $550

Jan 6, 1776 4 shillings. Water Works issue. Choice Uncirculated. Serial number 8. Ancient dealer (Chapman?) code on back. $950

Jan 6, 1776 8 shillings. Water Works issue. Choice Uncirculated. Jumbo margins. $975

March 5, 1776 4 shillings. Water Works issue. Gem Crisp Uncirculated, simply lovely. $1675

March 5, 1776 $one-sixth. State Arms, Pelican back. About New, some age evident. $950

Mar 5, 1776 2 shillings 8 pence. State arms. Extremely Fine, tiny scrape at left end. $260

Mar 5, 1776 2 shillings 8 pence. State arms. Very Fine. $365

March 5, 1776. half dollar (4 shillings). State Arms. Very Fine. $325

March 5, 1776. half dollar (4 shillings). State Arms, Roosevelt signature. Extremely Fine. $425

March 5, 1776 $3 State Arms, Ten Commandments back. About New with Roosevelt signature. $1050

March 5, 1776 $10 State Arms, Elephant back. Choice New. $1675


NORTH CAROLINA


December 1771 2sh 6d. Choice Crisp Uncirculated, with sheet margins on both sides. $550

December 1771 10 sh. Superb Gem Uncirculated, with huge sheet margins on three sides. $695

December 1771 1 Pound. Ursa Minor, the "Little Bear". Gem Uncirculated, a treasure. $695

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PENNSYLVANIA


Oct 1, 1756. 20 Shillings. PA-80. Ben Franklin-printed. Good, with tape reinforcement on centerfold. Extremely Rare. $750

July 1, 1757. 10 Shillings. PA-86. Ben Franklin-printed. Fair, with tape reinforcement on centerfold. $400

4/10/1775 50sh Workhouse issue. Choice Crisp New. Another, boldly printed. $850

4/10/1775 5 Pounds Workhouse issue. Choice Crisp Uncirculated. Intense red print. $850

10/25/1775. 4 pence. Extremely Fine, although the face appears new. $225

10/25/1775. 1 Shilling. Better than Fine, very affordable. $110

10/25/1775. 1 shilling. Slabbed by PCGS as Very Choice New 64PPQ. Ex John J Ford. $850

10/25/1775. 2 shillings. Slabbed by PCGS as Very Choice New 64PPQ. Ex John J Ford. $850

10/25/1775. 2 shillings and 6 pence. Fine. $125

10/25/1775. 2 shillings and 6 pence. Slabbed by PCGS as Very Choice New 64PPQ. Ex John J Ford. $850

12/8/1775 20 shillings. Arms vignette. Nature print back. Gem Crisp New. $795

12/8/1775 30 shillings. Arms vignette. Nature print back. Choice Crisp New. $695

12/8/1775 40 shillings. Arms vignette. Nature print back. Choice Crisp New. $750

4/25/1776 4 Pence. About New. Another very nice '76 note. $275

4/25/1776 6 Pence. Extremely Fine, with the best date in paper money. $275

4/25/1776 9 Pence. Extremely Fine, a favorite date. $250

4/25/1776 1 shilling. Fine, with signatures of Tybout and Hewes. $125

4/25/1776 2 shillings. Extremely Fine, with signatures of Tybout and Hewes. $275

4/25/1776 10sh. Choice New. Spectacular signatures. $595

4/25/1776 30sh. Gem Crisp New, with fibers to die for. $695

4/10/1777 6 pence. Crisp Uncirculated. Signatures faded but mighty new. "To Counterfeit is Death" a grim reminder of early justice. $350

4/10/1777. 2 Shillings. PA-215a. Very Fine. $150

4/10/77 20 shillings Black. PA-222a. Better than Very Fine, and very attractive with Betterton/Kenly signatures. $195

4/10/77 20 shillings. PA-222b. Extremely Fine, the red and black very popular. $495


August 6, 1789. 1 pence. BANK OF NORTH AMERICA. Gem Crisp New. $1350



RHODE ISLAND


7/2/1780 $1 Confederation Issue Choice Crisp Uncirculated, nicely margined. $295

7/2/1780 $1 Confederation Issue Gem Uncirculated, sheet margins on two sides. $375

7/2/1780 $2 Confederation Issue. Gem Uncirculated, as nice as they made them. $375

7/2/1780 $3 Confederation Issue. Choice CU. Fully signed, and a Gem but for tight margin at UL. $350

7/2/1780 $3 Confederation Issue. RI-284. Fine, guarantee signed by Arnold. $175

7/2/1780 $3 Confederation Issue. RI-284. Gem Uncirculated. $375

7/2/1780 $4 Confederation Issue Choice About Uncirculated. Fully signed, face and back. $325

7/2/1780 $4 Confederation Issue. RI-285. Crisp Uncirculated, perfect for RI type. $275

7/2/1780 $4 Confederation Issue. RI-285. Gem Uncirculated, with sheet margins on two sides. $400

7/2/1780 $5 Confederation Issue Choice Crisp Uncirculated. Tight at the bottom, but pristine. $350

7/2/1780 $5 Confederation Issue. RI-286. Gem Uncirculated, with sheet margins on two sides. $425

7/2/1780 $7 Confederation Issue. CU, fully signed face and back, and rare as such. $325

7/2/1780 $7 Confederation Issue. RI-287. Gem Uncirculated, a humdinger. $400

7/2/1780 $20 Confederation Issue Gem Crisp Uncirculated with sheet margins. $450

May 1786. 5 shillings. Anchor symbol. Very Fine. $165

May 1786. 20 shillings. Anchor symbol. Extremely Fine. $225

May 1786. 2 pounds. Anchor symbol. About Uncirculated, with dinky corner fold. $250

May 1786. 2 pounds. Anchor symbol. Choice About Uncirculated, with faint horizontal bend. Ms "30-0-0" on back. $250


SOUTH CAROLINA


2/8/1779 $50. Atlas hoists a boulder. Extremely Fine, with stamp hinges on back. $2350

2/8/1779 $60. Ceres and cornucopia. Circulation of Very Fine, lowered to Fine because of sealed tear at right end and corner chip. $1050

2/8/1779 $90. Hercules subdues a lion. About New, with contemporary penned "scratchpad" numbers on back. $2350

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VIRGINIA


Oct 20, 1777. $10. About Uncirculated. One faint vertical fold and rounded corners, but little else to indicate circulation. $395

March 1, 1781. $20. Very Fine or better with some tape on the back reinforcing a centerfold. $325