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    Extremely Rare Southern Bank, Beloit $10 Proof

    Beloit, WI - Southern Bank $10 185_ WI-65 G8. Proof. PCGS Very Choice New 64.
    The highest denomination proof from this beautiful Newman Collection set and the last opportunity to obtain one from this sale. A bold India paper proof mounted on original card by Danforth, Wright & Co. The central vignette is a variation of the Pennsylvania arms: a shield is at the center; the colors of the horses are white at left and black at right; an eagle is above. At the right end, an oval train vignette is between two numeric counters. Noted as "Hole Punch Cancelled" and "Mounted on Cardstock" as made. There are three known examples of this $10 Beloit: that held by the Wisconsin Historical Society; the soiled archival remainder sold in the second Krause Collection sale in March 2010; and the present finest example. This is a gorgeous proof.
    Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society


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    Auction Dates
    October, 2015
    21st-24th Wednesday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 7
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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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