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    Gem Bank of Havana $2 Remainder

    Havana, NY - Bank of Havana $2 18__ NY-1005 G4 SENC. Remainder. PCGS Gem New 66PPQ.
    A second Gem from this engaging Gavit & Co., Albany engraved and printed series. At the top, a milkmaid pauses to glance at something in the distance. Two bust-length male portraits on dark backgrounds are seen: one to the left of the vignette (perhaps the cashier, who would have been more prominent than the president in the financial backing role); in the lower right corner, the Charles Cook portrait used on the $1 (only this time in an oval). A superbly crafted note with deep inking making the vignettes stand out impressively.
    Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society


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    Auction Dates
    October, 2015
    21st-24th Wednesday-Saturday
    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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