Colonial paper currency issued in Delaware on May 1, 1758 in the denomination of 20 shillings. It reads, in part,
This Indented bill shall pass current for Twenty Shillings within the Government of the Counties of New Castle, Kent, and Sussex, on Delaware, according to an Act of Assembly of the said Government. Made in the 31st Year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord King George II.”
The bill is undersigned by William Armstrong, Thomas Clark, and David Hall. Text on the bill’s back reads, “To Counterfeit is Death.”
For more details, view the bill in our online collections database.