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    Hewitt Plated Minneapolis Commission Scrip

    Minneapolis, MN - J.S. Heaton, Boots and Shoes - Commission Scrip 50 Cents Undated (ca. 1870's) Hewitt N080-F50. PCGS Choice About New 58PPQ.
    Minnesota Tiffany Bros., Buffalo Commission Scrip notes are very rare and there are only two reported examples of this Heaton (a dealer in boots and shoes) type. This is the Hewitt plate note and is also featured in the color plates in the front of the book. An elk is in a stream at the far left. The merchant title and texts are at the right. The text is perpendicular on the back and in English and German. Near perfect centering, with trivial handling only, and an important Commission Scrip note.
    Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society


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    Auction Dates
    October, 2015
    21st-24th 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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