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    Sharp Nature Print Back "Bettering House" Note

    Pennsylvania March 10, 1769 5 Shillings Fr. PA-142. PCGS Extremely Fine 45 Apparent.
    Thus is quite a striking looking note, and vastly underrated in this grade and boasting this eye appeal. The denomination was missing from the Boyd collection notes October 2006 Ford XV auction. The printing clarity on both sides by Hall and Sellers is superb, and the nature print back is particularly well detailed. The noted "Minor Mounting Remnants on Back" are petty detriments for what might be one of the finest known examples of the type. The estimate for this well pedigreed note is conservative compared to its rarity.
    Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society


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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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