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    Unusual and Extremely Rare Brown Back 6 Pounds

    New Jersey October 20, 1758 6 Pounds Fr. NJ-127. PCGS Fine 15.
    The Ninth War Issue 6 pounds, like the June 14, 1757, issue, also had only 250 examples authorized. It appears to be another extreme rarity with few recorded auction appearances and is thought to be Rarity 7 (4-12 known). The face is similar to previous 6-pound notes, with the large Royal arms at the left and red text details. The color back returns, but in brown and used only on this issue. The leaf details and color are sharp. The ink is not oxidized (an "odd purple" color was referred to in the first DuPont sale catalog example that realized $330 in April 1993). The Boyd note was a bright Fine to Very Fine example sold as Ford III: 706 for $3,220. Lacking faults and boasting excellent color and details. This uniquely styled brown back is a prize New Jersey bill and generations have recognized its rarity.
    Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2017
    1st-2nd Wednesday-Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 16
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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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