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    Impressive November 15, 1775 20 Shillings

    South Carolina November 15, 1775 20 Shillings Fr. SC-108. PCGS Very Fine 30.
    There were ten denominations of differing size formats from this issue and they circulated heavily. High-grade notes are rare, and this note is in impressive grade for the type. It is believed to be Rarity 7 (4-12 known). Printed uniface on laid paper. The obligation is bordered all around, with a wider, ornate border at left. At lower right is a bell emblem with crossed wreaths in an ornate, circular frame. Boldly signed by John W. McQueen, John Berwick, and Benjamin Waring. A wide-margined example in similar grade to the Boyd collection note sold in Ford Part III for $1,725. Vibrant, handsome, and seldom found in this faultless condition.
    Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society


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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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