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    Choice and Rare Strafford Bank (1st) $3 Perkins Patent Steel Plate Issued Note

    Dover, NH - Strafford Bank (1st) $3 May 2, 1825 NH-75 G28. PCGS Very Fine 25.
    This is a much rarer Strafford Bank $3 note from the first bank period (1823-1845), with the earlier Perkins Patent Steel Plate (PPSP) imprint; the notes from the second bank used NEBN plates. The relatively simple PPSP plate features finely machined end panels with the title, state, denomination, and city on rectangular lathe work strips as well as three different oval counters: a very charming and well defined Perkins style plate. This is a superb grade for a note whose rarity rating should be higher in the 2014 published Whitman Encyclopedia Volume 2 (rated URS-5, but likely URS-3). The present note is superior in grade to that plated example. This excellent representative of the Perkins Patent 1820s period notes is from a rare series.

    Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.

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    Auction Dates
    April, 2015
    22nd-28th Wednesday-Tuesday
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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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