1781 $40 Virginia Colonial Note May 7 VA215 PMG CHAU 58 7 Known


Treasury of Virginia. May 7, 1781 Act. Forty Dollars or Twelve Pounds. About Uncirculated. No.1213. Signed by Stark and Lyne. Printed on laid paper. Uniface, standard size approximately 95mm by 70mm. Typeset, ornamental border cuts. Face text with conversion ratio ''One for Forty''. Imprint ''Printed by JOHN DUNLAP'' at the bottom. A ''New Dollar'' based on the exchange conversion specified from the March 1, 1781 Act and continued on this series. A fabulous note and another superb Ford-Boyd Collection example that was cut from the same sheet as the Ten Dollars note offered in the Ford XVII Sale. Right side fold only through the ornaments. Boldly embossed and complete margins, a little closer at the left. The deep embossing of this note is a wonder.
Provenance: From our John J. Ford Jr. Part XVIII Sale, March 21, 2007, lot 4477; Ex F.C.C. Boyd Estate. Realized $1495

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Friedberg Number VA215
Grading Service PMG
Denomination Type Colonial Currency
Year of Issue NONE
Grade AU58
Circ/UnCirc Circulated
Currency Designation N/A
Is on Sale No
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