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    Bold and Colorful Kittanning Bank $5 Issued Note

    Kittanning, PA - Kittanning Bank $5 May 9, 1864 PA-200 G4a SENC Hoober 179-3. PCGS Very Fine 25.
    An exceedingly rare late date Obsolete note from this bank and printed from the American Bank Note Company imprinted plate that was originally engraved by Danforth, Wright & Co. Full red tint covers the entire note, with an outlined white FIVE protector seen at bottom center. At the top center are three females representing the Arts, one wielding a mallet and chisel, with a bust of Washington. At the lower left is portrait of a woman with flowers in her hair in an oval and at lower right, a male portrait. Another problem-free issued rarity, this bright example is well margined all around. A forceful and vibrant Pennsylvania rarity.

    Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.


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    Auction Dates
    April, 2015
    22nd-28th Wednesday-Tuesday
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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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