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    Cadiz, OH - State Bank of Ohio, Harrison Branch $1 Dec. 4, 1856 Contemporary Counterfeit OH-5 C152, Wolka 0252-05. PCGS Very Fine 25.
    This is a well-made Draper, Welsh & Co. contemporary counterfeit of this engraved type used for many branches. Three archetypical figures are seen at top center: a mechanic, farmer and sailor. In their midst is a shield showing in the foreground an upright bundle of wheat with plow. A steamboat at sail is in the background with mountains behind. At the right end, under an arced ONE, a partially draped, winged Pysche with a small box. Red back with main title in center, branch location in side dies. Excellent grade for this known "H" plate position counterfeit.
    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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