Rhode Island: May 22, 1777
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May 22, 1777
An emission of $15,000 (£4,500) in legal tender small change bills of credit, payable by May 22, 1785. Typeset, small sized notes with a blank back. The equivalent in lawful money is printed at the bottom of the note. Denominations issued were: $1/36 (2d), $ 1/24 (3d), $ 1/18 (4d), $1/12 (6d), $ 1/9 (8d), $ 1/8 (9d), $ 1/6 (1s), $1/4 (1s6d) and $1/3 (2s).
$1/6 Serial Number: [this portion of our note is missing] RI 05/22/77
Signers: John I. Clark.
Size: 66 x 60mm (front border design: 64 x 60mm; back blank).
Comments: Signed in black ink. Typeset front with blank back. Click here to view the full back.
Provenance: EANA mail bid auction 1/13/96 lot 470. Purchased through the Robert H. Gore, Jr. Numismatic Endowment.