Lot 171: Colonial Currency, NY March 19, 1791 City of Poughkeepsie One Penny PCGS Fine-12
29 October 2016
Rancho Santa Fe, CA, USALive Auction
New York Currency
March 19, 1791 City of Poughkeepsie NY One Penny Note
New York. March 19, 1791. City of Poughkeepsie. One Penny. PCGS graded Fine-12.
Fr. NY-256. This very rare, uniface typeset City of Poughkeepsie small change note is printed by Nicholas Power and hand signed by Peter Tappan. It is Unpriced in both the Newman and Friedberg reference books due to its significant rarity. Holder reads, apparent restorations and signature enhanced. An important 1791 dated Federal Period small change note which should prove a great opportunity by those collectors who recognize its great rarity and are lacking this New York paper money issue in their collection.