Features vignette of a hand gathering food bleeding due to pricks from thorns. Latin motto reads: SUSTINE VEL ABSTINE ("Either Survive or Give Up"). The reverse shows a woodcut of leaves (an anti-counterfeiting device), FIVE DOLLARS at the top, and Printed by HALL and SELLERS.
Signed by Continental officials Samuel Sanger Coale and R. This issue was authorized by Congress in Baltimore where the Continental Congress met from Dec. 27, 1777 because Philadelphia was occupied by British forces.
The only Continental Currency issued at Baltimore and rare thus. "The UNITED COLONIES" along top and bottom borders. "Continental Currency" along left and right borders.
To receive FIVE SPANISH MILLED DOLLARS, or the Value thereof in Gold or Silver, according to a. A beautiful crisp Extremely Fine note.
You will like this note! The item "1777 $5 CONTINENTAL CURRENCY BALTIMORE ISSUE LOVELY CRISP EXTREMELY FINE" is in sale since Sunday, September 8, 2019.
This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Paper Money\ US\Colonial Currency". The seller is "thanomk" and is located in Brooklandville, Maryland. This item can be shipped to United States, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Australia.