Friday, February 23, 2007

Cash printed in Delaware: priceless (The News Journal, DE)

Display of rare bills draws enthusiasts to Dover bank

DOVER -- Rowland and Louise Hearn drove Thursday from their Wilmington home to Dover, despite the rainy day, for the rare chance to see some old Delaware money.

The couple joined a flow of visitors at a display of historic currency at the West Dover WSFS bank, part of the bank's first-anniversary celebration.

"Wonderful," Rowland Hearn said after seeing a bill from Peoples National Bank of Laurel in the era when banks and states printed their own dough before the feds got into the business. . . .

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