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    Rare $5 1862 New York Legal Tender Face Proof

    Fr. 61 $5 1862 Legal Tender March 10, 1862 Hessler 244FD Face Proof. PCGS About New 50 Apparent.
    Legal Tender Notes were introduced in 1862. This face proof, displaying only the black ink portion of the design, carries a small pencil notation above Hamilton's portrait "March 3d 3" which is, of course, the subsequent Act date. Mentioned are "Minor Stains, Splits, and Tears." Four HPCs. Mounted on Cardstock. The Hessler Plate Note.

    Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.


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    Auction Dates
    April, 2015
    22nd-28th Wednesday-Tuesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 12
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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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