$10 Proof

Marine Bank of the City of New York


PMG Choice Uncirculated 63, Proof
Sailor seated on a dock, red “TEN,” and Arctic Expeditions Financier Henry Grinnell

This note is interesting as Henry Grinnell, an American financier with strong interests in the Arctic, funded expeditions in the 1850s in search of the mysterious John Franklin disappearance.
From The LII Collection

Note: The Franklin mystery was partly solved in the past few decades (google “Sir John Franklin’s last arctic expedition: a medical disaster”)