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    State of Maryland - Act of May 10, 1781, continued November 1, 1791 6% Specie Certificate 100 Pounds December 19, 1791 Anderson-Smythe MD-7. PCGS Very Fine 25 Apparent.
    A small format certificate printed on laid paper. 16.0 cm by 8.0 cm. Ornamental bordering is around the perimeter, text is typeset, the title is across, and small "specie" (with a long "s") is at top center. Issued and signed by Thomas Harwood, Maryland Colonial Currency signer, and endorsed on the back with the interest payable date. These certificates had ongoing act continuations from the Annapolis session that commenced May 10, 1781. These were also payable to the bearer, acting as currency if necessary. Noted with "Minor Edge Damage at UL Corner." Well printed and boldly accomplished.
    Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.


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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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