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Burrillville Bank $1

burrillville bank

1820s-30s Proof. RI-50 G2, Durand 173

“Imprint of A.B. & C. Durand Wright & Co. India paper only. Upper left, Moneta driven in a lion chariot. Right end, dies. The Haxby Plate Note.”

“Juno Moneta” is a common name for the Roman goddess, Juno. She was known as the protectress of funds and Roman coins were once minted in her temple. The word “money” is derived from this goddess’ name.

Detail of left vignette.

Moneta vignette at left.

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