1918 $2 Battleship National St. Louis PMG 45 Extra Fine (Looks UNC)
The 1918 $2 Battleship National St. Louis banknote is a testament to the exquisite craftsmanship and historical significance inherent to early 20th-century American currency. Graded PMG 45 Extra Fine, this particular specimen boasts an appearance that belies its age, eliciting the impression of an uncirculated gem with its crisp paper integrity and vivid inks.
The obverse, featuring the illustrious Battleship vignette, is a celebration of American naval power, while the prestigious association with the National Bank of St. Louis imbues it with a regional significance that resonates with collectors and historians alike. This banknote is not only a piece of financial history but a work of art that commands attention and respect in the numismatic community.