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    Gem New 65PPQ May 9, 1776 $8

    Continental Currency May 9, 1776 $8 Fr. CC-38. PCGS Gem New 65PPQ.
    A beautiful May 9, 1776 Resolution $8 note and once the serial number 99011 sheet-mate to the prior $7 denomination. The emblem shows a harp with 13 strings of different sizes to represent the colonies; the motto is MAJORA MINORIBUS CONSONANT (The large colonies and the small colonies are in harmony). Only one note has been graded higher by PCGS. This example is worth examining closely, as some might consider it conservatively graded. The face margins are wide and even, the corners are razor sharp, and the printing is strong. The back is visually stunning, with an impressively detailed nature printing and border frame. Although shifted slightly to the left, there is a considerable margin seen all around.
    Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society

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    Auction Dates
    October, 2015
    21st-24th Wednesday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 11
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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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