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    Intriguing Fr. 198 Face Bond Paper Specimen

    Fr. 198 $50 Act of March 3, 1863 One Year Treasury Note Face Specimen Hessler ITE8FD. PCGS About New 53.
    This uniface Face Specimen appears to have been produced to exhibit the bond security paper and the olive lace security tint. Printed by American Bank Note Co., New-York. Loyalty by Charles Burt and Hamilton by Owen G. Hanks appear as major elements of this design. Plate position A with two oblong HPCs.

    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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