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    Declaration Signer Francis Hopkinson March 20, 1771 Note

    Pennsylvania March 20, 1771 10 Shillings Francis Hopkinson Signature Fr. PA-147. PCGS Extremely Fine 40 Apparent.
    The March 20, 1771, Pennsylvania series is a handsome one with red borders, Penn family arms, and devices. The signature of Francis Hopkinson, signer of the Declaration of Independence, appears on some notes from this series. On this plate A example, his nicely accomplished signature appears below the other two. Hopkinson notes are much scarcer than John Hart notes from New Jersey and John Morton notes from Pennsylvania, particularly in choice grade. Noted with "Mounting Remnants on Back," which are on the corners only. Very bold red color on the face and an excellent candidate for a Colonial note "Signers" set. These are justifiably always in demand.
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    November, 2017
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    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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