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2-dollar Columbus in Chains

$2 Columbus in Chains single

Scott Catalogue USA: 242
Description:

mint

Design of the stamp is believed to be after a painting by Leutze painted in 1841. Printed in sheets of 100, cut into panes of 50 for distribution.

Neither sheets of 100 nor panes of 50 are known to remain intact. Largest known multiple is a block of 25. Quantity issued: 45,550.

Date:
1893
Medium:
paper; ink (brown red) / engraving
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 1 x 1 1/2 in. (2.54 x 3.81 cm)
Museum ID:
1980.2493.1639
Place:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA


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