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    Extremely Rare Kilby Bank $5 Genuine Note

    Boston, MA - Kilby Bank $5 November 30, 1836 MA-250 G8 SENC. 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 large eagle, with wings partly outstretched and an anchor beside him, stands watchfully at the harbor. The left end panel shows a perpendicular, italic FIVE on a patterned background. Beneath the "5" die in the upper right corner, a rectangular vignette shows a woman in a kerchief doing needlework. This note might be unique and is a new discovery from the Newman Collection. There was no design date available to Haxby (that is, NDA) and no notes are known in the recently published Whitman Encyclopedia. The $1 issued note in similar condition from Newman Part VII realized $1,057.50 in October 2015. This note is much rarer and may be unique.
    Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.


    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    May, 2016
    4th Wednesday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 15
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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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