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Bank Note, One Shilling, To Counterfeit is Death (Colonial Currency)

This is a bank note. We acquired it in 1980. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Gift of Unknown Donor.

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Bank Note, One Shilling, To Counterfeit is Death (Colonial Currency); Gift of Unknown Donor; 1980-32-43

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