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    1828 Philadelphia Bank Counterfeit Note and Document

    Financial Americana - 1828 Legal Document on Counterfeiting of a Philadelphia Bank $5 Note Plus the Original Counterfeit Example.
    Two intriguing artifacts of financial history from the Newman Collection: a Philadelphia Bank $5 counterfeit note dated 1824 and a four-page legal report concerning the case about the note. The report shows two different hand-drawn versions of the note, including the correct orientation of the building entrance on the vignette, copied incorrectly on the counterfeit. Unusual and rarely encountered. There are splits on the small folded folio document and the note is Fine, but it has a shaved upper left corner.
    Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society (Total: 2 items)


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2018
    7th-10th Wednesday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 9
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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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