||Continental Currency January 14, 1779 $50 Fr. CC-97. PCGS Choice New 63PPQ. This is a Choice Blue Paper Counterfeit Detector note from the final series; it is a very sharp example with vibrant face color. These are difficult to find in Choice condition. Edges on the more delicate paper used for the detector notes were prone to nicks. This is a superior example. Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society
From Newman VII (Heritage Auctions, 10/2015, lot 19076), realized $646.25. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.