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    Highest Denomination October 16, 1778 "Codfish" Note

    Massachusetts October 16, 1778 4 Shillings 6 Pence Fr. MA-265. PCGS Choice New 63.
    The highest denomination from the series, and the final note from this cut sheet of serial number 5751 notes from the Newman collection. This is the upper left position from the original configuration and was printed tête-bêche. Even and complete face margins are seen. The back is also registered to the face well and broadly margined on all sides.
    Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society


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    Auction Dates
    October, 2015
    21st-24th Wednesday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 8
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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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