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    Extremely Rare Kilby Bank $1 Note

    Boston, MA - Kilby Bank $1 Sept. 1, 1837 MA-250 G2. PCGS Fine 15.
    The Kilby Bank was extremely short-lived and, despite its failing quickly, the notes are rarities. Like so many banks in this period, this has the New England Bank Note Co. imprint. A nautical theme is featured. A large eagle, with wings partly outstretched and an anchor beside him, stands watchfully at the harbor At lower right, a seated man rows a sailboat past a bridge as two others stand by. A lighthouse is seen in the distance. Excellent condition for a rarity like this note. This example is superior to that plated in the Encyclopedia, credited to the American Numismatic Society, and not available for purchase. This Newman Collection note will be revered by its new owner.
    Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society


    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    October, 2015
    21st-24th Wednesday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 8
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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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