Friedberg 43. 1874 $2 Legal Tender Note. PMG Gem Uncirculated 65 EPQ. The series of 1874 $2 notes continued with the same face design as the Series of 1869 except for minor changes in seal type, tints and overprint. A small spiked Treasury Seal is seen at lower left with a pink scalloped ornament in the lower right corner. The serial numbers are printed in red and the engraved signatures of Allison and Spinner are along the bottom near the center. The back design is new and is more ornate than on the previous series, with COLUMBIAN BANK NOTE CO. above and WASHINGTON D.C. below. Columbian was a minor entry in the printing of federal currency. Series of 1874 $2s were issued from July 13, 1874, to September 13, 1875.Four broad margins and ornate pink overprints are displayed by this high grade Deuce. The engraved design elements, including the portrait of Thomas Jefferson at left and the United States Capitol at center, are all vividly inked in striking detail. The intricate "Bracelet Back" design is beautifully printed and ideally centered on the fresh creamy white paper. PMG has graded no examples of this catalog number finer than the presently offered piece. From Kagins sale of June 1984, lot 1104.