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Image of Connecticut, 2 Shillings 6 Pence, 1776
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Connecticut, 2 Shillings 6 Pence, 1776


It is almost possible to read the entire story contained in the newsprint used to repair this torn note. "I have the pleasure to inform … an update on war strategy in the Caribbean."


Thread was used to attach the newsprint to the note. From this side the stitches are obvious.


Museums used to record object numbers on the item in question to track it. This practice has been replaced by methods that protect the object and eliminate the need for writing on the surface.


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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