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    Rare "Bettering House Money" 3 Pence

    Pennsylvania March 10, 1769 3 Pence Fr. PA-134. PCGS Very Fine 30.
    The March 10, 1769 notes are known as "Bettering House Money." The 3 pence is the lowest denomination and is unpriced in both Newman and Friedberg; it is rare in any grade. A small format note, typeset within ornaments with the Penn Family arms at the lower right. An example did not appear in Boyd, and this is most likely the finest known. This beauty has a "PPQ" appearance.
    Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society


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    Auction Dates
    October, 2015
    21st-24th Wednesday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 9
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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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