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Spectacular $20 Original Series Proof

by Peter Huntoon
Lot 40260 in the Stack’s Bowers August 2015 ANA sale was the newly discovered $20 Original Series proof shown here for The First National Bank of Philadelphia, the first bank chartered in the country.
Newly discovered Original Series $20 proof lifted from a 20-20-50-100 Original Series plate made for Charter 1 by the American Bank Note Company. (Scan courtesy of Stack’s Bowers Auctions)
All Original Series proofs are rare, but this one has particular charm being from the nation’s first national bank

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