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    Choice New 63PPQ "Bettering House Money" Note

    Pennsylvania March 10, 1769 2 Shillings Fr. PA-140. PCGS Choice New 63PPQ.
    An exemplary note, nearly unimprovable, and among the finest from the "Bettering House Series." It is uniface and has a larger format than the 3 pence note. The lengthy obligation shows Penn Arms at upper right. On the left and right sides, the ornamental border printing is done in the same style; the borders at top and bottom are very different from the sides and from one another. This is a plate A position note. In Newman Part VI, we sold a D position in PCGS Choice New 64 Apparent with mounting remnants for $2,530. This natural and bold note should greatly exceed that price.
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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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