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    Rarest Bank of Washtenaw "VIII" Dollar Type

    Ann Arbor, MI - Bank of Washtenaw, Payable at New York, NY $8 December 9, 1835 MI-50 G30, Lee-ANN-6-19. PCGS Extremely Fine 40 Apparent.
    The key from this bank and an odd denomination from this scarcer series of notes from the well-known issuer payable in New York City. The style is classic 1830s, with seated Agriculture at top center flanked by "8" dies. At upper left, a woman in a bower churns butter as milkmaids in the far distance tend to a cow. At upper right, a farmer harvests corn as a windmill turns in the background. Lower corners show VIII blocks. Noted with "Minor Stains." We have handled only three other examples, the last in 2013. All have realized in excess of $1,000. This has a very desirable pedigree and is an appealing odd-denomination note.
    Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2018
    7th-10th Wednesday-Saturday
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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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