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    Baton Rouge, LA - City of Baton Rouge $2 Jan. 2, 1862. PCGS Very Fine 30.
    A bright and well-margined example of this type. The series was payable to W. S. Pike at the Louisiana State Bank, Baton Rouge in Confederate treasury Notes. A classically dressed farmer leans on an ox at top center flanked by counters. The textual denomination is perpendicular in the end panels, and a large green TWO protector is across. The finest example we have cataloged.
    Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.


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    Auction Dates
    January, 2017
    11th Wednesday
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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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