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Summer Fine Art & Antiques Auction - Day 1

Sat, Jul 8, 2023 09:00AM EDT
Lot 656

8 Louisiana Obsolete Currency Items, incl. Uncut Banknotes

Estimate: $400 - $500
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Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $10
$100 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $200
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000
1st item: Citizens Bank of Louisiana at New Orleans uncut and uncirculated sheet of five-dollar bank remainder notes, A-D. The front centers with a vignette depicting Lady Liberty leaning on the Federal Shield and with a cornucopia filled with coins at her feet, orange script to the background, the denomination written in both English and French and the backs printed in blue. Printed by Rawdon, Wright, Hatch & Edson, New Orleans & New York. 13 7/8" H x 8 1/2" W. Circa 1847-1858. 2nd item: Citizens Bank of Louisiana at New Orleans uncut and uncirculated sheet of one, two and three-dollar obsolete remainder notes. Printed by the American Bank Note Company of New York. All with engraved vignettes to the center and lower right corners, backs are blank. 13 7/8" H x 8 1/2" W. Note: Chartered in 1833, the Citizens' Bank of Louisiana was the largest financial institution of its kind with an initial capitalization of $12 million, second only in the nation to the Second Bank of the United States (The Historic New Orleans Collection). 3rd-8th items: Grouping of Louisiana remainder bank notes including a $5 note and a $100 note (both uncirculated) from Citizens' Bank of Louisiana at New Orleans, three (3) bank notes from Canal Bank of New Orleans, $5, $10 and $50 (all uncirculated) and one (1) $5 State of Louisiana United States of America Bond. All items ranging in age from 1857-1875.


1st & 2nd items: Both sheets are in uncirculated and uncut condition with no applied ink signatures. 2nd sheet with very minor creasing to two corners. 3rd-8th items: All bank notes with no serial numbers, unsigned, undated and uncirculated. Bond signed, dated, with serial number, crisp condition.

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