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    Very Rare Post-War Shreveport Scrip

    Shreveport, LA - City of Shreveport 25 Cents July 20, 1865. PCGS Very Fine 25 Apparent.
    There are several series of City of Shreveport notes, and this small format note is very rare. Uniface and printed on white paper without imprint. An eagle is in the center with outstretched wings, under the curved title. The obligation is in the top margin. At top left, the Shreveport circular postmark. A very rare series. The type was not in the collection of the late Charlton Meyer, an esteemed local collector and student of Louisiana Obsolete currency for decades. Noted with "Rust Stains." Very bright and attractive.
    Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society


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