New Jersey: April 23, 1761
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    New Jersey Currency

    April 23, 1761

    An emission of £25,000 in bills of credit as the twelfth was issue. To be valid as legal tender until November 1, 1778 and to become void after May 1, 1779. Printed by James Parker in Woodbridge, New Jersey. The face is in red and black with the English arms while the back is in black with a sage leaf nature print. The 12s, 15s and £3 have plates A and B while the 30s has plates A-D. Denominations issued: 12s, 15s, 30s, £3 and £6.

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    30s                 Serial Number: 2009         Plate B         NJ 04/23/61

    Signers: Samuel Nevill, Thomas Rodman, A. Johnston.

    Size: 55 x 95mm (front borders are trimmed, back borders: 47 x 91mm, measuring brackets across and from top border to bottom of printing statement).

    Comments: British arms in lower left of front. Face printed in red and black with the zodiac sign to the right of the serial number. The denomination is keyed to six crowns and half a sun. On the back there is a nature print of a sage leaf on back with an ornamental border design. Also on the back are the six crowns.

    Provenance: EANA mail bid auction 04/20/96 lot 486. Purchased through the Robert H. Gore, Jr. Numismatic Endowment.