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    North Carolina April 2, 1776 $1/2 LAC? in White Script with Toothed Border of Triangles Monogram Fr. NC-156e. PCGS Very Fine 30 Apparent.
    This is the first of two $1/2 notes with monograms and engravers initials in the upper left corner. The lower left monogram is intricate, and the letters appear to be "LAC" in white on a dark background. Around the perimeter is a toothed border of triangles. A horizontal "GL," for silversmith Gabriel Lewyn, appears in Roman type at the upper left corner. This rare type was missing from the Boyd Collection. Noted with "Splits and Minor Damage; Tape Repairs on Back." The face is bright and the note maintains excellent eye appeal.
    Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.


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    Auction Dates
    January, 2017
    11th Wednesday
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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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