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    Continental Currency January 14, 1779 $55 Fr. CC-98. PCGS Choice About New 55PPQ.
    The January 14, 1779 resolution saw an expansion of denominations including several odd ones, which are scarcer. This $55, with a Tho. Edison signature, is crisp and vibrant. The bold red border and emblem color are excellent. The motif on this denomination is the sun coming out after a storm; the motto is POST NUBILA PHOEBUS (After dark clouds comes the sun). The back is perfectly centered. This is a very scarce note in this grade.
    Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society


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    Auction Dates
    October, 2015
    21st-24th Wednesday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 10
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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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