Hawaiian bank note sells for $54k

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2015-06-26 11:40:27

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Hawaiian bank note sells for $54k

This 1882 $5 has 'outstanding eye appeal' say numismatic experts

An 1882 $5 National Bank Note, Fr. 574, KL 1138, from the First National Bank of Hawaii, Honolulu, Territory of Hawaii, in PCGS Very Fine 35 has auctioned for $54,280.

The rarity was sold on September 7 as part of the "The 9/09 Hawaii Collection of Coins and Currency," jointly organisedby leading numismatistsStack's rare coins of New York, and Ira and Larry Goldberg's Coins and Collectibles of Beverly Hills.

The 1882 $5 is described as, "a very pretty Value Back Five with boardwalk margins and outstanding eye appeal."

A unique complete scrip uncut sheet from the Lahainaluna Seminary, Lahainaluna, Hawaii, circa 1843 brought $41,400.

Another top scrip lot was one of only three known, and undated, Ladd & Co. $5 Kala Elma notes from the Koloa Plantation. It brought $24,150. The Koloa Plantation was the first commercial sugar plantation in Hawaii.

An undated 1880 Republic of Hawaii $10 Silver Certificate of Deposit, P-7a, in PCGS Fine 12, sold for $14,375. Bearing Ashley-Damon signatures, it was one of only two uncancelled $10 Series C notes known.

Other historic sale leaders were:

1882 Value Back $20 National Bank Note, First National Bank of Hawaii, Honolulu, Territory of Hawaii, Fr. 581, KL 1284, PCGS Extremely Fine 45 PPQ, $20,700 1935-A $1 Hawaii Emergency Silver Certificate error note, Very Choice New 64 PPQ, Fr. 2300, KL 1609, HAWAII overprint on back inverted, $9,775 1934-A $10 Hawaii Emergency Silver Certificate, PCGS Superb Gem New 68 PPQ, $7,187.50. 1882 Date Back $10 National Bank Note, First National Bank of Hawaii, Honolulu, Territory of Hawaii, PCGS Extremely Fine 40, Fr-545. KL-1205, $6,900 1882 Brown Back $20 First National Bank of Hawaii, Honolulu, Territory of Hawaii, Fr. 504, KL 1269, PCGS Very Fine 20, $6,000 Uncut sheet of 12 1935-A $1 Hawaii Emergency Silver Certificates, PCGS New 65 PPQ, $13,225. One of only 25 uncut sheets printed and released 1934-A $5 Hawaii Emergency Silver Certificates, five consecutive notes (PCGS Superb Gem New/Gem New 67PPQ, 66PPQ, 67PPQ, 66PPQ, 66PPQ), Fr-2302, KL 1961, $8,337.50 1934/1934-A $20 Hawaii Emergency Silver Certificate, unique forward changeover pair changeover pair, PMG About Uncirculated 53EPQ, Fr. 2304, KL 2523, $6,900.

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