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    Very Rare $10 Fr. 196 Complete Color Back Proof

    Fr. 196 $10 Act of March 3, 1863 One Year Treasury Note Back Proof Hessler 496BD. PCGS Extremely Fine 40 Apparent.
    The Act of March 3, 1863 authorized interest bearing notes at the rate of 5% for a term of one year. This back proof was executed on India paper by the American Bank Note Co., New-York. It is the as-issued back design for Fr. 196, incorporating "Persian Rug" style ornamentation and the obligation and counterfeit warning in the center. Mentioned are "Minor Mounting Remnants and Stains on Back," with the back top corners thinned from old glue.

    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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