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    Stellar Grade Parish of Union $3 Rarity

    Farmerville, LA - Parish of Union, Louisiana $3 June 7, 1862 overwritten May 1862. PCGS Very Fine 25.
    The opportunity to obtain one Parish of Union note would be considered remarkable within any paper money auction, yet here is a second chance to acquire a superb example. The note series is the same as the $1, which is printed in a wider format than the previously cited 1991 Smythe Sale #100 note on brown paper. Created locally, in a simple style, it is devoid of an imprint. Titles are across, and the folk style shows an early locomotive with two cars chugging east. There is a simple frame border around. Fully issued and countersigned very lightly across the face in red vertically at the left. The engraved "May" is crossed off and the "June 7" date is applied. The note is Exceedingly Rare and possibly Unique. In stellar condition for any Louisiana Parish note of this magnitude, and one of the most important Civil War era notes in the Newman Collection. A miracle of survival, this extremely charming example is among the elite Parish notes.

    Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.

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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    April, 2015
    22nd-28th Wednesday-Tuesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 12
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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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