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Colonial currency from Delaware
Colonial paper currency issued in Delaware on May 1, 1758. Denomination of twenty (20) shillings. It reads, in part, "THIS Indented BILL shall pass current for Twenty Shillings within the Government of the Counties of New Castle, Kent, and Sussex, on Delaware, according to an Act of Assembly of the said Government. made in the 31st Year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord King George II". Undersigned by William Armstrong, Thomas Clark and David Hall. The text on the back includes "To Counterfeit is DEATH".
Content Category: artifacts
3 3/8 inches width
4 3/8 inches height
Made in: Delaware, United States
Used in: Delaware, United States
Numismatics & Philatelics. Currency
Creation: Exactly 05/01/1758 (Date issued)
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4NU.69.3 (inventory Number)