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    Extremely Rare 1748 Maryland Counterfeit Note

    Maryland October 1, 1748 20 Shillings "New Bill" Contemporary Counterfeit Fr. MD-21. PCGS Fine 12 Apparent.
    All Maryland Colonial notes issued before 1767 are extremely rare, and that includes contemporary counterfeits. This is a wide format, indented note, with the Maryland Arms at the upper left. This particular counterfeit is cited in the appendix of the Newman 5th edition. Plainly penned in the period is "Counterfeit New Bill" at the top center. Noted by PCGS as "Pen Cancelled" and with "Splits, Tears, and Damage; Repairs." The note has a full appearance. A key note for specialists, and perhaps irreplaceable.
    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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