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    Boldly Printed $50 Coram Note

    South Carolina February 8, 1779 $50 Fr. SC-154. PCGS Extremely Fine 45 Apparent.
    To most Colonial note collectors, the 1779 Thomas Coram engraved notes comprise the most attractive series printed and issued. His engraved plates, particularly the backs, rivaled or exceeded those of Europe; the faces were intricate and charming. The $50 denomination with its Providence and globe motif on the face and Atlas with boulder back is a beautiful type. The face printing is deep, bold, the margins wide and even. The back registers well to the face on this note printed on cream paper. Noted are "Minor Mounting Remnants and Paper Pulls on Back; Small Edge Spit in Right Margin." A very appealing $50 Coram note.
    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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