||Continental Currency January 14, 1779 $65 Two-Color Face Proof Fr. CC-100. PCGS Choice New 63. This intriguing Continental Currency proof is possibly unique. It is printed uniface from the final plate, with full face color. There are very few Colonial period proofs from any series known to us. The deep impression exhibits considerable embossing to the back. Well margined on all sides, it exhibits the emblem with a hand holding a scale and motto FIAT JUSTITIA (Let justice be done). The note is illustrated on the color highlight plates in the Newman 5th edition on page 38. A tremendously important developmental proof for this intriguing and final two-color Continental Currency series. Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society
From Newman VII (Heritage Auctions, 10/2015, lot 18255), realized $5405.00. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.