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    Rare $400 "speedy clothing the Army" Note

    Virginia October 16, 1780 $400 "clothing the Army" Fr. VA-200. PCGS Very Fine 25 Apparent.
    The specially authorized "speedy clothing the Army" notes are a much rarer series on this enactment date than the printed back notes. These uniface notes are printed on very frail, thin paper with typeset text within an ornamental border. The majority of these rarities are very low grade and most are missing pieces. This is a full, well margined note, and though cited as Apparent it has only "Small Edge Splits and Stains." This is a lovely type note from the series, and the obligation text evokes the sacrifices of the Continental Army.

    Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.


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    Auction Dates
    April, 2015
    22nd-28th Wednesday-Tuesday
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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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