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    Unique Town of Saint Cloud Scrip

    St. Cloud, MN - Treasurer of the Town of Saint Cloud 10 Cents Dec. 4, 1862 Hewitt C240-F10. PCGS Fine 12 Apparent.
    This is the only note from the issuer known at the time of the Hewitt's book publication and is the plate note. Printed on white paper in all green. A dog and safe are at the upper right. The denomination is across the center. Texts and obligation busily populate all the area possible. Signed by the mayor and recorder. The serial number 212 is very bold. Saint Cloud notes saw great interest in the Newman Part VI sale, and this is the first time this potentially unique example has ever been sold publicly. Noted with Repairs" and as the Hewitt plate note. It is difficult to estimate the unique, but irreplaceability is a consideration in computing bids.
    Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society


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    Auction Dates
    October, 2015
    21st-24th Wednesday-Saturday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 7
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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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