Economic Education through Numismatics

1853 $1 Union Bank of Boston


CR-Unl, Wismer 680, HA-MA-395-S5, W-MA-1010-S010 (URS8 65-124known)

scarce and another spurious note...issued and passed as $ for a bank that did not exist

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