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    Rare 1762 Woman Vignette 20 Shillings

    Province of Georgia 1762 - Woman Vignette 20 Shillings Fr. GA-42b. PCGS Fine 15 Apparent.
    This 1762 Georgia Province note series is diverse and interesting. The notes are all very rare to extremely rare, and choice examples of any denomination are impossible obtain, let alone find. Printed on rather thin laid paper, the notes wore easily and split fairly rapidly; as such, they were often backed on other paper to strengthen them. This example is quite attractive for the technical grade with its sharp printing, and the circular emblem showing a Woman Operating a Thread Winder vignette nicely detailed. Noted with "Splits, Tears, and Minor Edge Damage; Repairs; Backed." Overall, this a bold note that is rarely encountered in any condition.
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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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