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    Fayetteville, AR - Bank of the State of Arkansas $5 Post Note Aug. 8, 1838 AR-10 G152, Rothert 186-6. PCGS Very Fine 20.
    A rare post note payable 12 months after the date. A classic vignette is at top center. Seated Moneta and floating Mercury gaze at each other as he pours coins into her hand; a faint female figure is between them. To their left, a griffin standing atop a lockbox looks on. A farmer gathering corn, adapted from Mount, is at the right end between identical "V" counters. At the bottom, a grazing buffalo is shown. This is a dual plate note, appearing in both Haxby and Rothert. Bright and vivid.
    Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society


    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    October, 2015
    21st-24th Wednesday-Saturday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 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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