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    Maryland December 7, 1775 "$10" Raised from $8 Fr. MD-90. PCGS Very Fine 30 Apparent.
    This is a curiosity and we can call it "unique," at least in character. The raising of the denomination from "Eight" to "Ten" is accomplished in pen and crudely so. It is done on the face twice and once on the back. However, the back Sterling equivalent is not touched. There are six signatures on the note, some spurious and not relevant to the issue. There were no $10 notes issued of this style; so if it is a raised note, it was done so amateurishly. Noted with "Stains; Minor Mounting Remnants on Back; Small Edge Split at Top Center." This example is worthy of further study.
    Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.


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    Auction Dates
    May, 2016
    4th Wednesday
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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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