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    Extremely Rare and Choice March 8, 1764 20 Shillings-The Newman Plate Note

    Colony of Connecticut March 8, 1764 20 Shillings Fr. CT-156. PCGS Choice About New 58PPQ.
    Extremely rare and in choice condition. Printed using the same style from this time period by Timothy Green II (Timothy Green, Jr. passed in 1763) on laid paper. Boldly printed and well margined on both sides. The angel head details on the back cartouche are exceptionally well rendered and deeply printed. Similar to the Boyd collection example (Ford Part III: Lot 555). This No. 682 example is the Newman plate note illustrated on page 108 of the fifth edition. The Boyd note realized $3,162.50 in May 2004. This note might be superior.
    Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society


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    November, 2017
    1st-2nd Wednesday-Thursday
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    Truth Seeker: The Life of Eric P. Newman (softcover)
    A powerful and intimidating dealer of the 1960s, backed by important colleagues, was accused of selling fraudulent gold coins and ingots to unsuspecting numismatists. Who would go up against a man like that and, over the course of decades, prove the fraud? Who would expose a widely respected scholar as a thief, then doggedly pursue recovery of coins that the scholar had stolen from an embarrassed numismatic organization, all over the objections of influential collectors who had bought coins with clouded titles? Eric P. Newman would - and did. Reserve your copy today.
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