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Providence Bank $2

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1850s Proof. RI-380 G32a

“Imprint of Wellstood, Hanks, Hay & Whiting, New-York. Red protector TWO. Unusual note printed on a thick paper from an engraved plate. Some details slightly blurry, but apparently not a modern strike. Center, female holds Rhode Island crest. Left end, large and ornate 2. Lower right, female with smaller 2. Affixed to yellow paper.”

Haxby lists as SENC.

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