Historic May 10, 1775 Marbled Edge $20 NoteCC-9. Continental Currency. May 10, 1775. $20. PMG Choice Very Fine 35 Net. Repaired.No.6283. Signed by Shee and Lawrence. Printed on polychrome marbled edge paper supplied by Benjamin Franklin. Imprint of Hall and Sellers. Face and back emblem motifs designed by Franklin. A very important American currency type. Listed as No.79 in the Bowers & Sundman "100 Greatest Currency Notes'' and always elusive. This example faces up very well with strong marbled border color. The sturdy paper is split nearly in half, but was professionally conserved to protect the paper's integrity and enhance its eye appeal. Well margined and centered on both sides. The back is exceptionally well printed in bold inks. Examples exceeding Very Fine are extremely elusive. This is a very appealing example of a classic American currency note.Estimate: $5,000 - $7,000.Provenance: From the Q. David Bowers Collection.