1775 Pennsylvania 16 Shillings "Lighthouse" Note

 

 

 

 

 

These notes were issued for the construction costs for Cape Henlopen Lighthouse and piers and buoys for the Delaware Bay. An engraving of the lighthouse as it looked at the time is on the reverse. To learn more about this famous Sussex County, Delaware landmark click on its name. The signatures on this note are that of Samuel Coates, Charles Wharton and Willam Wishart. This note has been authenticated, graded Choice About Uncirculated 58 with Exceptional Paper Quality by Paper Money Guaranty and encapsulated in a tamper evident holder.               

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