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    Detroit, MI - Michigan Insurance Company $2 July 1, 18__ MI-146 G8a, Lee-DET-4-2. Remainder. PCGS Choice About 58.
    This is from a gorgeous series of two-sided notes engraved and printed by Bald, Spencer, Hufty & Danforth/Danforth, Bald, Spencer & Hufty. Seated Agriculture and Commerce appear to be having a little chat at the shore in the scene at top center. At the left end, between TWO counters, is a seated Native American princess as America. At the bottom right, Liberty reclines upon a large "2." An interesting counter showing a sculpted "2" on a shaded background with beaded border is at the upper right. The back is in red with STATE OF MICHIGAN across an intricate lathe work pattern. A very scarce note, and this issue is one the best looking from the state.
    Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.

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    May, 2016
    4th Wednesday
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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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