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Maryland, 1 2/3 Dollars, 1775


Wars often create atrocity stories, and the War for Independence was no exception. Here, the King is about to set fire to Baltimore.


This note was designed by Annapolis silversmith Thomas Sparrow in the summer of 1775. This series of Maryland notes remains the most politically charged currency ever issued in the United States during wartime.


Legends of the Human Spirit The following objects are in this section.
United States, 2 Dollars, 1776Connecticut, 2 Shillings 6 Pence, 1776Confederacy, 1 Dollar, 1862
United States, 30 Dollars, 1776Confederacy, 5 Dollars, 1862Norfolk, Nebraska, 1 Dollar, 1933
Virginia, 15 Dollars, 1776Confederacy, 5 Dollars, 1863Pismo Beach, California, 1 Dollar, 1933
Maryland, 1 2/3 Dollars, 1775Confederacy, 10 Dollars, 1863Pismo Beach, California, 50 Cents, 1933
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