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    Gem 50 Shillings "Workhouse" Note

    Pennsylvania April 10, 1775 50 Shillings Fr. PA-175. PCGS Gem New 65PPQ.
    A high-grade note from a popular series. This is the highest of two denominations from the "Workhouse" issue. Printed face and back using a two-color process by Hall and Sellers. The red face and back details are sharp, and the workhouse vignette (perpendicular to face) is well detailed. Plate C. Perfectly margined and with excellent face-to-back registration. The signatures are boldly accomplished. The grade might be conservative as this is one the finest we have seen.
    Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society

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    November, 2017
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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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