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Date: July 20, 2012 10:19PM
Superlative uncut sheet of four banknotes, “The Bank of the Valley in
Virginia,” Winchester, three $1 and one $2. 8-1/4 x 14. Three edges deckled.
Richly detailed, each note with cameo of Miss Columbia, Centurion with griffon
atop helmet, two allegorical females, fine scroll “Virginia,” Engraved by
Underwood, Bald, Spencer & Hufty, Philadelphia. C. 1840s. Only three other
appearances of this item have been found in the last 25 years.