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    Rare 1786 Counterfeit 10 Pounds

    State of New York April 18, 1786 10 Pounds Contemporary Counterfeit Fr. NY-229. PCGS Very Fine 30 Apparent.
    A rare series, even for contemporary counterfeits. This note apparently copies the original well, and it seems to have circulated for a while. Although split in half and rejoined from the back, it has excellent face appeal. Noted as "Center Split Tape Repaired" by PCGS. Another important type note from the Newman collection.
    Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society

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    Auction Dates
    October, 2015
    21st-24th Wednesday-Saturday
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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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