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    Superb "Bettering House Money" 2 Shillings

    Pennsylvania March 10, 1769 2 Shillings Fr. PA-140. PCGS Very Choice New 64 Apparent.
    Notes from this issue are known as "Bettering House Money." This is a strong grade note from a series where most average Good to Very Good, and are in frayed condition. A miracle of survival in this condition, with immaculate face surfaces. A uniface, vertical format note with obligation texts and the Penn family arms enclosed in ornamental borders, the top with a column running sideways. Noted are "Mounting Remnants on Back," and they are visible. However, what first strikes the eye is the deep black inking on wonderful surfaces. Undervalued in this stellar condition.

    Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.


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    Auction Dates
    April, 2015
    22nd-28th Wednesday-Tuesday
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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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