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    Toledo, OH - Erie and Kalamazoo Rail Road Bank $1 January 18, 1841 Wolka 2556-01, Lee-ADR-4-65. PCGS Extremely Fine 40PPQ.
    The issuer was founded in Adrian, Michigan and later moved to Toledo, making this a tie note with Wolka and Lee reference listings. The titles on this series are complicated, but it looks like a banknote with its fine engraving by S. Stiles, New York. Haxby classified these as "Checks" and chose not to list them. Under the arced title at the top, a seated allegorical female holds a rudder with a caduceus top; symbols of agriculture and commerce are near her. The corners hold ONE counters, different on the top and bottom. At center in the left end is an oval portrait of recently elected William Henry Harrison. A train in an oval is at the right. A very sharp example.
    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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