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Session 4, Lot 2045

Estimate: 7'500 USD   |   Starting price: 4'500 USD Price realized: 12'000 USD
Treasury Note
Superb Gem $10 Sheridan 1891 Treasury Note

Friedberg 370 (W-1524). 1891 $10 Treasury Note. PCGS Currency Superb Gem New 67 PPQ.
This exceptional $10 Treasury Note has large even margins framing a sharply printed design. The "Open Back" design displays bold green inks with original overprint embossing clearly evident. This note offers superb technical attributes and wonderful aesthetic appeal. Just six 1891 $10 Treasury Notes of all catalog numbers combined have achieved a 67 PPQ from PCGS with none finer.

About Philip Sheridan

Major General Philip Sheridan is portrayed on the center of the note. Sheridan was a career United States Army officer and one of the most important Union generals during the Civil War. Sheridan's cavalry vigorously pursued Lee's struggling army in 1865 and was instrumental in forcing Lee's surrender at Appomattox, effectively ending the war. Sheridan died in 1888 shortly after his promotion to General of the Army.

PCGS Population: 4; none finer.
From Heritage Auctions' sale of September 2002, lot 2815.

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