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    January 14, 1779 $65 Color Face Proof

    Continental Currency January 14, 1779 $65 Two-Color Face Proof Fr. CC-100. PCGS Choice New 63.
    This intriguing Continental Currency proof is possibly unique. It is printed uniface from the final plate, with full face color. There are very few Colonial period proofs from any series known to us. The deep impression exhibits considerable embossing to the back. Well margined on all sides, it exhibits the emblem with a hand holding a scale and motto FIAT JUSTITIA (Let justice be done). The note is illustrated on the color highlight plates in the Newman 5th edition on page 38. A tremendously important developmental proof for this intriguing and final two-color Continental Currency series.
    Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society


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    Auction Dates
    October, 2015
    21st-24th Wednesday-Saturday
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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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