⅓ Dollar "Continental Currency" - United Colonies

⅓ Dollar ("Continental Currency" - United Colonies) -  obverse⅓ Dollar ("Continental Currency" - United Colonies) -  reverse

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Features

Issuer United States - Pre-Federal
Type Standard banknote
Year 1776
Value ⅓ Dollar
Composition Paper
Size 79 × 61 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 294142
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)

Obverse

Sundial at left with caption "MIND YOUR BUSINESS"

Lettering:
ONE THIRD of
a DOLLAR,
According
to a Reso-
lution of
Congress
paffed at
Philadelphia
February 17, 1776. B
{Signature}
ONE THIRD.

Engravers: Hall, Sellers

Reverse

Lettering:
One Third of a Dollar

Printed by Hall & Sellers
in Philadelphia. 1776.

Comments

Issued during the American Revolution, but still under British rule.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1776-Feb-17 

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