PMG-graded Notes Highlight August Heritage Sale in Chicago
Posted on 7/29/2019
A very rare PMG-certified 1928 $5,000 Federal Reserve Note from Atlanta is expected to sell for six figures during Heritage Auctions' World's Fair of Money Currency Auction in Chicago on August 15.
|1928 $5,000 Federal Reserve Note - Atlanta, graded PMG 30 Very Fine EPQ. Click image to enlarge|
The note is graded PMG 30 Very Fine EPQ and is the only one of the six Atlanta examples in the PMG Population Report to have the EPQ designation. It has an estimate of $170,000 to $200,000.
The PMG Population Report includes less than 20 examples across all districts for these 1928 notes. The only other year for $5,000 Small Size Federal Reserve Notes is 1934.
In fact, a 1934 $5,000 Federal Reserve Note from Chicago is being offered in this same auction. Graded PMG 45 Choice Extremely Fine, it has an estimate of $80,000 to $100,000.
|1934 $1,000 Federal Reserve Note from San Francisco, graded PMG 25 Very Fine. Click image to enlarge|
Another amazing note is a 1934 $1,000 Federal Reserve Note from San Francisco, graded PMG 25 Very Fine. It is believed to be the only known Serial Number 1 for $1,000 Small Size Federal Reserve Notes in private hands. Its estimate is $100,000 to $125,000.
Other PMG-certified highlights from the auction include:
- Lot 20062 - 1918 $1,000 Federal Reserve Note - Philadelphia, graded PMG 53 About Uncirculated 53 EPQ. Estimate: $65,000 and up
- Lot 20049 - 1880 $50 Silver Certificate, graded PMG 20 Very Fine. Estimate: $60,000 and up
- Lot 20116 - 1934 $10 North Africa World War II Emergency Issue - Mule and Star Block, graded PMG 30 Very Fine. Estimate: $40,000 to $50,000
- Lot 20073 - 1882 $500 Gold Certificate, graded PMG 30 Very Fine. Estimate: $35,000 and up
- Lot 20007 - 1795 $1,000 Treasury of the U.S. Register's Office, certified by PMG. Estimate: $30,000 to $40,000
- Lot 20074 - 1907 $1,000 Gold Certificate, graded PMG 25 Very Fine. Estimate: $30,000 and up
All estimates are provided by the auction house.
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