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    Twenty Cents "Good for Ferriage" Scrip

    Keokuk, IA - Keokuk & Hamilton Ferry & Manufacturing Co. 20 Cents 1858 Oakes 82-2. Remainder. PCGS Extremely Fine 45 Apparent.
    A rare and unusual, odd denomination scrip that was noted as "Good for Ferriage" in the payable obligations at the right end. Lithographed at Hosford & Co., New-York and printed in blue. An eagle is sandwiched between the upper and lower parts of the bank title. At upper right, a Native American hunter beckons upward. Noted as "Hole Punch Cancelled" and with "Minor Mounting Remnants on Back." The Rarity-6 listing in Oakes appears understated. This is first 20 cents type we have cataloged, and its companion 30 cents note in Newman Part VII realized $1,175 in identical grade.
    Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    May, 2016
    4th Wednesday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 12
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    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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