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    Arkansas (Post), AR - Branch of the Bank of the State of Arkansas $5 18__ AR-10 G100, Rothert 18-1. Proof. PCGS Choice About New 58 Apparent.
    Proofs and issued notes from Arkansas (Post) are among the rarest in the complex Bank of the State of Arkansas series. This demand note proof is printed on India paper only by Draper, Toppan, Longacre & Co. At top center, seated Industry gestures to a very large beehive; she appears to be instructing her young helper. The left end shows a trotting steed and the right displays a steamboat heading upriver. "Bottom Edge Trimmed" is noted, but it only partially affects the border. All the alluring vignettes are sharply detailed. This is an extremely rare type.
    Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.


    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    May, 2016
    4th Wednesday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 11
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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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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