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    New Orleans, LA - City of New Orleans $2 Oct. 24, 1862. PCGS Very Fine 30 Apparent.
    A bright occupation era note from this superbly vignetted series by the American Bank Note Company. A standing sailor holds a sextant on deck at the top center over the title. A man and dog are at the bottom left, and a young girl in profile is at lower right. A green protector guilloche is at the bottom, and two green dies flank the vignette. Noted with a "Small Edge Tear at Top Left." Superior vignette type, eye appeal and strong signatures.
    Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society


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    Auction Dates
    October, 2015
    21st-24th Wednesday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 6
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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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