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    Popular Joseph Smith Signed Kirtland $3 Note

    Kirtland, OH - Kirtland Safety Society Bank $3 March 9, 1837 OH-245 G6, Wolka 1424-08, Rust 6, Nyholm 3var. PCGS Fine 12 Apparent.
    This is a popular denomination from the Kirtland series and the bottom position of the lesser denomination plate by Underwood, Bald, Spencer & Hufty, N. York & Philad. The titles, with large BANK, are left of center, and to the right is a vignette of an early locomotive and cars in three-quarter, head-on view. Nearly identical ends have "3" numerals in the center, and each corner shows a classical cameo profile head facing outward. Showing the secretarial signature of J. Smith, Jr. and S. Rigdon, the most often seen signature combination on the regular Kirtland notes. "Edge Splits and Tears" are noted by grading. A very collectible type note from this historic issue.
    Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.


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    Auction Dates
    May, 2016
    4th Wednesday
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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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