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    Newman 2.1 September 26, 1778 $60 Counterfeit

    Continental Currency. September 26, 1778 $60 Newman 2.1 Contemporary Counterfeit Fr. CC-86CF. PCGS Very Fine 30 Apparent.
    This Newman 2.1 $60 might be considerably rarer than the previous type. No.16528. Printed on thin paper.

    Diagnostics:

    Newman 2.1: Typeset. Deceptive.

    On the face: In the top border, there are no curved brackets surrounding the n in Currency. In the text, the top left serif of the v in receive curls downward. The base of the r in the first or is lower than the preceding o. The base of the first c in ac-cording is low, and the second c is small. The top of the comma after Philadelphia is above the center of the preceding a.

    On the back: The tops of the A and R of DOLLARS nearly touch. The top left serif of the P in Printed touches the center of its upright.

    Noted as "Hole Punch Cancelled," consisting of a diamond opening in the emblem, and with "Minor Stains." Pen endorsed on the back
    Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society


    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    November, 2018
    7th-10th Wednesday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 11
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