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    Fulton, OH - Treasurer of the Stark County Orphans Institute $5 18__ OH-220 G8, Wolka 1154-05. Proof. PCGS About New 53 Apparent.
    A very stylish Draper, Toppan, Longacre & Co. India paper proof with a vignette layout similar to the Third Bank of the United States. Education is symbolized at the top center with a young girl approaching seated Knowledge; in the background is a grand stone building. Circular end portraits are at left: Franklin, Jefferson and Penn. The right end shows Washington, Lafayette and Jackson. The society functioned as a bank and is listed correctly by Haxby. Noted as "Hole Punch Cancelled" as made and with "Minor Damage in Corners." The corner rounding is not severe, and this is a rare proof.
    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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