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Acquired Two Stearns County Notes

$2 Stearns County Bank

Acquired Two Stearns County Notes

This weekend at the MOON coin show in Brooklyn Center I acquired two rare proofs on Stearns County Bank of St. Cloud from collector/dealer Dave Steckling of St. Cloud. He purchased these from the Schingoethe Collection at auction back in 2005 and 2006. That was a busy time for me as well, having to pick and choose what I could afford in those landmark sales. Dave very much enjoyed owning these notes and was glad to see them go to a good home.

I usually tend to stick to coins, but there are some notes which I’m after and this was one of them. I had acquired the $1 note of this bank about two months ago – they had all been on my wish list for a long time.
In my honest opinion, the $2 is the best note of the series, having four vignettes with a magnificent central vignette. If you look carefully at the right side, you can Indians sneaking into the door of the pilgrim family’s house.

A lot of people don’t understand coin collecting, but coins have a rich history and collecting them is a rewarding hobby, especially when you find yourself a deal like this! People collect coins for many different reasons, including because of their historic or artistic value, or to invest in coins hoping for a potential long term profit. If you are unfamiliar with coin collecting, here are 3 collectable coins which you can learn more about.

 

$2 Stearns County Bank

$2 Stearns County Bank

 

$3 Stearns County Bank

$3 Stearns County Bank

 


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