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1875 $5 National State Bank, Newark, NJ National
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Lot 0092 Details
$5 bank note dated 1875 from the National State Bank of Newark, New Jersey, with a vignette depicting Christopher Columbus in sight of land, left, and a vignette depicting the presentation of an Indian Princess, representing America, to the Old World, right. "The Landing of Columbus" after a painting by John Vanderlyn (New York, 1775-1852), reverse. Designed by Charles Fenton and engraved by Charles Burt (Scotland/New York, c. 1823-1892). Serial # U538228/13682 pp B. CH # 1452. FR # 397b. Colby/Spinner signatures. PMG graded 20/Very fine. Provenance: the collection of the late James A. Newman (Nashville, TN, 1892-1964). (Additional high-resolution photos as well as information about PMG and third-party grading, the Friedberg Numbering System and James A. Newman are available at www.caseantiques.com.)
PMG graded 20/Very fine. Tape repair, split, ink stamp.