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    Superb and Rare Pennsylvania Guaranteed $5 Note

    State of Pennsylvania June 1, 1780 $5 Fr. PA-237. PCGS Choice About New 58.
    Pennsylvania and New York are the rarest states from which to obtain a Guaranteed by the United States note, and this is a very rare note. It is believed to be Rarity 7 (4-12 known). The series, federally backed, created notes to redeem Continental currency and to serve other purposes. This is fully signed on the face by Robert Cather and Daniel Wister; countersigned on the back by Richard Bache (Benjamin Franklin's son-in-law). This is a superb note and among the finest we have seen. The margins are clear on both sides and perfectly centered (and registered) to one another. This boldly printed note has sharp back color. The Boyd note was slightly finer, but not by much. Another exceptional example in this stellar Colonial note selection endowed with many of the rarest types in choice condition.
    Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    November, 2017
    1st-2nd Wednesday-Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 15
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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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