PMG Gem Uncirculated 65 EPQ. United States Treasurer Lee McClung added his courtesy autograph to the right side of the face of this well preserved Black Eagle Star Note. Just 40 replacements are recorded in the Track & Price census for this Vernon-McClung signature combination. This is one of only two examples to achieve a Gem Uncirculated 65 EPQ grade from PMG with none graded finer.Prior to its time in the D. Brent Pogue Collection, it was part of the extensive holdings of legendary collector Amon Carter. During his college years at Yale, Lee McClung was one of the best known football players in the country as a fullback for the Bulldogs. He was elected to the College Football Hall of Fame in 1963.
President William Howard Taft appointed McClung as the 22nd Treasurer of the United States on September 23, 1909. He served in that post until November 21, 1912, when he resigned after a dispute with other members within the Treasury Department.Please see all of the photos as they are an integral part of the description. The item "Fr 229 $1 Silver Certificate Star Note PMG Gem Unc 65EPQ Courtesy Autographed" is in sale since Friday, April 17, 2020.
This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Paper Money\ US\Large Size Notes\Silver Certificates". The seller is "stacksbowers" and is located in New York, New York. This item can be shipped to United States.