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    Possibly Unique Ohio Iron Company Note

    Zanesville, OH - Ohio Iron Company $2 August, 1871 Wolka 2947-02. PCGS Very Fine 25 Apparent.
    This is possibly unique, and is the only note from the Ohio Iron Company described in Wolka. His collection lacked an example, and the two other denominations listed are not confirmed or described. This lithographed note shows the imprint of Ehrgott & Krebs Lith. Cin. O. At left, under the printed serial number in a cartouche, a train with headlamp and cowcatcher travels forward. A "2" counter is at the upper right. The delicate orange frame shows a pattern all around with an arced TWO in each corner; a large orange "2" protector with a delicate drop-shadow dominates the center. Grading notes: "Pieces Replaced; Design Redrawn; Repairs; Splits." However, this may be the sole surviving example from the title.
    Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.


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    Auction Dates
    May, 2016
    4th Wednesday
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    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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