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    Very Scarce First, NB, Clayton $10 1902 Plain Back

    Clayton, MO - $10 1902 Plain Back Fr. 635 The First NB Ch. # 12333 PCGS Very Fine 30.
    Large size auction appearances are far fewer than expected on this bank from Clayton, the seat of St. Louis county and a hub for financial activity. In fact, this pleasing, moderately circulated example from the Newman holdings is the first large note to cross the auction block in over six years. President McKinley is featured in a circular frame on the face, and Liberty and Progress (information courtesy of Arthur Friedberg) is on the back. It is well margined with bold stamped signatures and even, problem-free wear. This is only the third large size note from the location we have cataloged, and it is by far the nicest.
    Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2017
    1st-2nd Wednesday-Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 14
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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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