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    Rarer Late Series Lewisburg Bank $1 Note

    Lewisburg, PA - Lewisburg Bank $1 May 16, 1861 PA-240 G2a Hoober 191-2. PCGS Fine 15PPQ.
    This might be the finest issued note of its type. The Seitz-Bortner collection note sold in 1990 NASCA-Smythe Memphis sale was barely Good, and it is also listed and known as a proof. This nicely styled note was engraved by the American Bank Note Company. In the center are three Continental soldiers, one with a drum. In the bottom corners are different male portraits. Flanking the center are red numerical protector "1" devices. Well margined with solid paper body. This is another underappreciated rarity.

    Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.


    View all of [Selections From The Eric. P. Newman Collection, Part VI b. ]

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    Auction Dates
    April, 2015
    22nd-28th Wednesday-Tuesday
    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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