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    Newman 1.3 May 20, 1777 $6 Counterfeit

    Continental Currency. May 20, 1777 $6 Newman 1.3 Contemporary Counterfeit Fr. CC-67CF. PCGS About New 50.
    The third variety of this First United States issue counterfeit. This stands out compared to the prior two because the back is in the incorrect juxtaposition relative to the face. No. 44907. Printed on thin paper.


    Newman 1.3: Engraved.

    On the face: Same as Newman 1.1 and 1.2 previous except that under the vignette, the period after DOLLARS has been added.

    On the back: The back is now in the wrong juxtaposition relative to the face. (The counterfeit bill, when turned horizontally from the face, has the stem of the leaf pointing upward toward the viewer's right, rather than downward toward the viewer's left on the genuine bill.)

    Pleasing and clean looking. Modest handling seen along the perimeter. A superior example.
    Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2018
    7th-10th Wednesday-Saturday
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    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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