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Bright 1862 $1 Legal Tender Note Greenback Pmg 40 Comment Fr 16c 72991

   The green inks on the reverse led to the nickname the greenback. This attractive example of Friedberg 16c displays bright paper with red and green inks that are dark and bold. The note has been graded by PMG as Extremely Fine 40 with a comment for minor repair which is a tiny 1/8 cut repair on the top margin. The note otherwise has original paper surfaces and faces up very nicely! We understand grading a picture a note on the computer can be difficult. In addition to high resolution scans we try to list any problems you may not be able to see. Sometimes mistakes do happen and we may ...

Nice Rare Fine 1862 $20 Greenback Legal Tender Note! Pmg 12! Free Ship! 86163

   These legal tender notes were nicknamed "greenbacks" for 2 reasons-- first, they were literally printed with green backs (the first series to print the reverse in this color), and second, the notes were fiat currency, not backed by precious metals. This note features an allegorical figure of liberty at center. The colors are vibrant and bold. Just some normal use including some pinholes, keep this note at its assigned grade. This note would make a nice addition to a rare currency collection, and is available at a great price! GRADE: The note has been graded. By PMG, a leading third ...