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Aquidneck Bank $1

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July 10, 1856. RI-140 G2a, Durand Unlisted

“Imprint of Wellstood, Hanks, Hay & Whiting, New York. Red protector ONE. Top center, Farmer and Indian support centered Rhode Island crest. Lower left, reverse of Spanish Colonial 8 Reales. Lower right, seated Liberty. Bottom, small vignette of stone Newport Tower. Rare bank and unlisted with no monogram. Interesting vignette of the controversial Newport Tower structure.”

Similar to Durand 504, except for the red protector.

Ex. Stuyvesant Collection

The Newport Tower today.

The Newport Tower today.

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