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    Very Choice Chisago County Bank $2 Proof

    Taylors Falls, MN - Chisago County Bank $2 18__ MN-190 G4, Hewitt B840-D2. Proof. PCGS Very Choice New 64.
    This is one of only two known proofs of this "small plate" type printed on India paper from the plates engraved by the American Bank Note Company. At top left, teams of yoked oxen pull Conestoga wagons over hilly terrain. Just right of center, a young girl with flowers in her hair pulls on her dress. In front of a background of dark clouds at lower right, an eagle grips the symbols of war and peace while standing on the Stars and Stripes shield. Noted only as "Hole Punch Cancelled." A well-margined proof with exceptionally deep inking. The bank is underrated as a proof issuer due to the larger population of issued notes known, but extremely important to specialist collectors.
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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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