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The Greysheet Catalog (GSID) of the Issue of February 8, 1779 series of South Carolina Colonial Currency in the U.S. Currency contains 7 distinct entries with CPG® values between $260.00 and $8,750.00.
$1,000,000 in Bills of Credit authorized by the Feb. 8, 1779 Ordinance with the right to issue $3,000,000 more if that sum could not be borrowed. The original $1,000,000 was to be in $40, $60, $80 and $100 denominations only. The denominations of the balance were not specified, but $50, $70, and $90 denominations were added. Faces and backs elaborately engraved by Thomas Coram of Charleston who engraved his name only on $50 and $100 denominations. Originally legal tender but legal tender status on this and all prior issues was revoked by the Act of Feb. 6, 1782. Printed on both white and bluish paper. Signers were Charles Atkins, Joseph Atkinson, James Bentham, John Blake, George Cooke, Arthur Downes, Theodore Gaillard, Jr., John Hopton, Alexander Inglis, William Morgan, Philip Prioleau, John Scott, John Smyth, Edward Trescot, Plowden Weston, Sims White, and Robert Williams.

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  Issue of February 8, 1779 Value Range Favorite
Issue of February 8, 1779 Value Range  
Feb 8, 1779 $40 South Carolina (Fr. SC153)
$520
-
$7,500
$520 - $7,500
Feb 8, 1779 $50 South Carolina (Fr. SC154)
$325
-
$2,500
$325 - $2,500
Feb 8, 1779 $60 South Carolina (Fr. SC155)
$455
-
$1,880
$455 - $1,880
Feb 8, 1779 $70 South Carolina (Fr. SC156)
$520
-
$6,250
$520 - $6,250
Feb 8, 1779 $80 South Carolina (Fr. SC157)
$390
-
$3,750
$390 - $3,750
Feb 8, 1779 $90 South Carolina (Fr. SC158)
$260
-
$1,880
$260 - $1,880
Feb 8, 1779 $100 South Carolina (Fr. SC159)
$520
-
$8,750
$520 - $8,750

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The Greysheet Catalog (GSID) of the Issue of February 8, 1779 series of South Carolina Colonial Currency in the U.S. Currency contains 7 distinct entries with CPG® values between $260.00 and $8,750.00.
$1,000,000 in Bills of Credit authorized by the Feb. 8, 1779 Ordinance with the right to issue $3,000,000 more if that sum could not be borrowed. The original $1,000,000 was to be in $40, $60, $80 and $100 denominations only. The denominations of the balance were not specified, but $50, $70, and $90 denominations were added. Faces and backs elaborately engraved by Thomas Coram of Charleston who engraved his name only on $50 and $100 denominations. Originally legal tender but legal tender status on this and all prior issues was revoked by the Act of Feb. 6, 1782. Printed on both white and bluish paper. Signers were Charles Atkins, Joseph Atkinson, James Bentham, John Blake, George Cooke, Arthur Downes, Theodore Gaillard, Jr., John Hopton, Alexander Inglis, William Morgan, Philip Prioleau, John Scott, John Smyth, Edward Trescot, Plowden Weston, Sims White, and Robert Williams.

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