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Macerated United States Currency Bank Notes, Rare Profile Bust of George Washington. Large Size of 6.25” tall x 4.5” wide. Original Government Label. Fine. Likely produced at Treasury c. 1890 was made in a mold from destroyed Large Size currency notes that were “macerated” when removed from circulation. This extremely rare, rather huge size George Washington Bust measures 6.25” Tall by 4.5” Wide. (149.5 x 107 mm) and is nearly 1” thick, being molded out of this Macerated Currency. It is in exceptional, high quality, showing virtually no wear. The design is clearly inspired by the popular bronze casts of this era. The original government added label placed on back side asserts a face value of approximately $15,000 in withdrawn notes were used to make this souvenir bust. Having dealt in this field for three decades, this is the very first such outstanding large profile bust of George Washington we have offered. This is an important opportunity for collectors that should not be overlooked.
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Macerated Currency Bust of George Washington

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Minimum Bid: $400.00
Final prices include buyers premium.: $0.00
Estimate: $500 - $750
Auction closed on Saturday, October 16, 2021.
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