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    Rhode Island May 3, 1775 6 Pence Raised to 40 Shillings Fr. RI-175. PCGS Fine 12 Apparent.
    The Revolutionary War spurred the production of numerous series of Rhode Island notes, mostly interest bearing; they were consistent in size format and style with Connecticut notes from the same period. This fascinating and unique example has been raised to a 40 shillings note. Noted by grading are: "Splits and Tears; Repairs; Backed" and "Raised to 40 Shillings."
    Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.


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    Auction Dates
    January, 2017
    11th Wednesday
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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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