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    Very Rare "Confiscated Estates" Certificate

    State of Georgia January 1782 Resolve "Sales of Confiscated Estates" 28 Pounds/18 Shillings/0 Pence Hand-Written Fr. GA-125 Anderson-Smythe GA-1 PCGS Extremely Fine 45 Apparent.
    A very rare Georgia fiscal form, pen cancelled and missing the right Secretary signature. Listed in all three references: Newman (page 152); Friedberg's Paper Money of the United States 20th edition; and the Anderson-Smythe listings in the Price of Liberty where this is rated a Low Rarity-7 (7-12 known). We have seen very few examples either as remainders or cancelled, issued notes. Noted as "Pen Cancelled" and with "Small Edge Tears at Left." A Georgia State rarity.
    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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