OK, I have to tell. (Completed my Gov't of Texas set)
I know for a fact that a couple of people on this forum will enjoy this post. So, here is the deal. I walked into a local coin shop recently. Not to mention that I have only been in it a few times over the last couple decades and don't know anyone working there. Since I am a currency collector, of course I was drawn to the paper case and was pleasantly surprised to see some decent Republic of Texas. I casually mentioned that is my passion and the guy replied by asking if I were looking for anything specific? I chuckled to myself and said, "Well I do need a three," not specifying Republic or Gov't.
It was all I could do act somewhat nonchalant as my mouth dropped when he rather casually tossed a friggin $3 Gov't of Texas on the counter while sputtering "Oh, Like this one?" I was stunned to say the least as he related that it had just come in the store a couple days earlier and he hadn't put it out yet.
Long story short, this was literally the ONLY note I was lacking to complete my sets of Republic and Gov't of Texas. I am incredibly happy to fill that gaping hole. So with no further adu......