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    New York The City and County of Albany February 17, 1776 5 Shillings Fr. NY-184.5 PCGS Fine 12 Apparent.
    This is a rare official municipal issue and the second series emitted by Albany. Uniface and printed on laid paper, this is a small, typeset note. The interesting obligation states that it is payable in "Continental Currency." This is also the same date as the third series of Continental Congress notes. From the face, the note appears very full and has good margins. Noted with "Splits; Sewn to Backing." The backing helps preserve the paper integrity and is noticed mainly from the back.
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    October, 2015
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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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