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[ Banknotes ] Large Size : 250 PCGS 167020 Fr
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[ Banknotes ] Large Size : 250 PCGS 167020 Fr. 167b $100 1863 Legal Tender PCGS Very Fine 25. Many factors play roles in the value and admiration of particular issues in numismatics. The Grand Watermelon is not only a significant rarity, it boasts one of the most recognizable designs in all of US Currency. Another of the most significant and widely recognized US Currency designs is the heraldic Spread Eagle on the Series 1862 and 1863 $100 Legal Tenders. Joseph P. Ourdan's engraving of this design was a fitting start to Federal Currency and is today admired by collectors. This design type has six significant varieties and Friedberg numbers which vary depending on the Series Date, February 25, 1862 or March 3, 1863, the obligation on back, number of serial numbers, and the logos or monograms from the American and National Bank Note Company. This note is most closely related to the Fr. 167a, which features the NBNCo. logo and the second obligation and two serial numbers. However, this note only has one serial number. Unlike so many other varieties of types which are haphazard changes or mistakes in the production process, the changes reflected on this design type were clearly intentional, even the use of one or two serial numbers. Nearly every denomination of Series 1863 from the $5 through $1,000, there exists two separate groups, one with one serial number and the other with two serial numbers. Clearly a mistake could not have been replicated with such consistency. Couple then, the wildly popular Spread Eagle design with the unique Friedberg type and the numismatic community has a note that is not only historically significant but also highly prized by collectors. The printed design ranges in degree of depth, with the green ink a touch lighter than usually seen. However the all important black ink which comprises the detailed eagle is bold and perfectly executed, not so light as to lose intens
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