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    Broad and Vibrant $80 "Liberty Cap" Back Coram Note

    South Carolina February 8, 1779 $80 Fr. SC-157. PCGS Choice About New 55.
    A broadly margined and vibrant $80 Thomas Coram-engraved note. In high grade and very attractive. A classically garbed man standing next to a flame holds out his sword; the motto is CONSTANTIA DURISSIMA VINCIT (The firmest constancy will conquer). The back has an oval 13-star shield flanked by horns, branches, and spears, topped by a Liberty cap in a glory. Printed on bluish paper. A gorgeous, high-grade example. Strictly Uncirculated notes are difficult to find from this series. The face margins are even and very wide, framing the face perfectly. The back is completely on the paper and just slightly skewed upwards at the left. This is compensated for by the immaculate paper integrity and surfaces. This example has a Gem appearance at first glance. One of the most beautiful Colonial notes ever issued.
    Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2017
    1st-2nd Wednesday-Thursday
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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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