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    Extremely Rare October 17, 1780 $1/15 Small Note

    State of Maryland October 17, 1780 Small Denomination Act $1/15 Fr. MD-123. PCGS Very Fine 35 Apparent.
    This is an extremely rare and distinctive series of fractional notes printed by Frederick Green, similar in style to the "Black Money" notes, but in a smaller format. It is the lowest denomination, very rare, and an attractive note. PCGS cites only "Mounting Remnants on Back." There were 45,000 authorized, but few exist today in any condition. Most are generally low grade when encountered. Boyd had two damaged notes and two that should be classified as Fine or in that vicinity. His "Fine" $1/10, Lot 8168 in Ford Part XV realized $5,175. This note is superior to the $1/10 note we sold in Newman VI for $2,585 (lot 19478). An important Maryland series and type.
    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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