1776 Delaware 5 Shillings Note

 

 

 

 

These notes were engraved and printed by James Adams. The thick paper containing blue threads and mica flakes is the same paper that was used for Continental Currency. This note is signed by two of Delaware's most prominent patriots and one that became a notorious Tory. (1) John McKinly (2) Thomas Collins (3) Boaz Manlove click on their names to learn more about these famous Delawareans. A very faint horizontal center fold is about all that separates this note from the gem grade. The paper surfaces are crisp and fresh and the margins broad. This note has been authenticated, graded About Uncirculated 55 with Exceptional Paper Quality by Paper Money Guaranty and encapsulated in a tamper evident holder.        

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