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    Very Choice New 64PPQ 1778 Codfish Note

    Massachusetts October 16, 1778 4 Shillings Fr. MA-264. PCGS Very Choice New 64PPQ.
    Beautifully balanced on both sides, and perhaps conservatively graded. This is from the second date and back style for the Revere "Codfish" bills. The October 16, 1778 notes with the Thomas Fleet backs are sometimes encountered in choice condition like this and were once part of cut-off notes from leftover three note strips. This is a very choice example with ample face margins, perfect face-to-back registration, and strong printing. The pine tree details are bold and well defined on the back. Ideal for the series and type. Rarely encountered finer than this.
    Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society


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    November, 2017
    1st-2nd Wednesday-Thursday
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    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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