Nice Connecticut 10 Pound Interest Certificate from 1789 boldly signed by Oliver Wolcott, Jr., who later became George Washington's Secretary of the Treasury and Connecticut Governor.
- An Interest Certificate authorized by the Connecticut Comptroller's Office.
- Denominated in British currency as 10 Pounds and dated May 19, 1789.
- Certified as About Uncirculated-55 by PMG and housed in an inert Mylar currency sleeve by PMG.
- Hole cancelled as is normal.
- Face: Intricately engraved border surrounding the obligation.
- Back: Blank.
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This nice example is signed by Oliver Wolcott, Jr., who was Comptroller of Connecticut, served as George Washington's Secretary of the Treasury, and then as the 24th Governor of the State of Connecticut. His father also served as Governor of Connecticut and was a Signer of the Declaration of Independence.
This note has some wear, but has been well preserved, and considering they are well over 200 years old, a great collectible! This note will make a nice addition to any Colonial currency collection.
Colonial issues preceded the Continental Notes by many decades, and some are quite rare. These notes are in demand among collectors and rising in value due to the limited numbers printed.