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    Second Gem New 66PPQ $1/2 Fugio Note-Tied for Finest at PCGS

    Continental Currency February 17, 1776 $1/2 Fr. CC-21. PCGS Gem New 66PPQ.
    Like its companion, this is tied for the highest grade and for the top of the PCGS population report. It is from the second, higher serial number pane. Wide margins enhance the visual appeal of the deep printing considerably. The face-to-back registration is perfect, though the bottom ornaments are tilted ever so slightly. Plate C. No. 387042. Signed by B. Brannan in red. Superb, as the previous, and determining which of the two might be superior will be ascertained by the bidding. Another amazing opportunity to acquire one of the finest Fugio notes, styled from the designs and mottoes created by Benjamin Franklin, from the Newman Collection. This is a historic offering.
    Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society


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    Auction Dates
    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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