Signer of the Declaration of Independence from Pennsylvania (1739-1813) who served as the first president of the Philadelphia Bank. Rare Colonial Pennsylvania engraved bank note for "Five Shillings," signed “G. Clymer,” 3.5 x 3, issued as No. 39718, and reading: “This Bill shall pass current for five shillings within the Province of Pennsylvania, according to an Act of Assembly, made in the 4th Year of the Reign of King George III. Dated the 18th of June, 1764." Signed at the conclusion by George Clymer. Printed by B. Franklin and D. Hall, with reverse bearing the cautionary message: "To Counterfeit is Death." In very good condition, with overall wear and intersecting folds. From the Collection of Dr. Lawrence E. Miller.
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