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Mechanics Bank $2

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1820s Proof. RI-340 G14, Durand 1556

“Imprint of A.B. & C. Durand & Wright. India paper only. Top center, between the dies, seated ancient Greek man (signed by A.B. Durand), buildings in background. Left end, Washington. Right end, Lafayette. Possibly the Haxby Plate Note.”

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Detail.

A depiction of Solon, the 6th-century Athenian poet, statesman and lawmaker. A.B. Durand’s imprint is at lower right.

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