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    Genuine New York 1771 5 Shillings

    Colony of New York February 16, 1771 5 Shillings Fr. NY-161. PCGS Fine 15 Apparent.
    This interesting series used denominations from 5 shillings to 10 pounds. Despite intricate designs, the series was heavily counterfeited. Elisha Gallaudet cut the top and left border, and the Arms at lower right. Hugh Gaine printed the series on thin laid paper. On all but the 10 pounds, the NEW YORK in the left border cut faces upward. "V. Shillings." is perpendicular at lower left, "V.S." is horizontal to the left of the Arms, and 5s is above the counterfeit warning. Grading notes "Splits, Tears, and Repairs; Stains; Small Holes." In average condition for the type, but very collectible.
    Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society

    Estimate: $200 - $400.

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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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