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    "February, 16, 1771" Plate Variety 1771 2 Pounds Note

    Colony of New York February 16, 1771 2 Pounds "February, 16, 1771" Plate Fr. NY-164. PCGS Very Fine 30 Apparent.
    This note shows plate variety (a), with a comma after "February." As on the previous note, the denomination at lower left is in the Roman numerals "XL," followed by the shilling symbol; the denomination in pounds is to the left of the Arms as "II.L.," and "40s" is above the counterfeit warning. The same Gallaudet-engraved border cuts and Arms are present. PCGS cites "Repaired Edge Splits," noticeable from the back. All the margins are clear, and Hugh Gaines' printing is well accomplished. Franklin's signature is strong.
    Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society


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    November, 2018
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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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