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Ten-dollar bill of credit, 1778

North Carolina Collection Gallery, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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  • Davis
  • James
  • 1721-1785.
  • Paper Money
  • Numismatic Collections
  • Money -- North Carolina -- History -- Revolution
  • 1775-1783
  • North Carolina
  • American Revolution


There are three different versions of a ten-dollar bill in the 1778 authorization. Those versions are distinguished by different mottoes inscribed on the bills' lower-left corners. This particular specimen carries the prophetical observation "Persecution the Ruin of Empires."

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