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    Bold Bank of Missouri $5 Note

    St. Louis, Missouri Territory - Bank of Missouri $5 April 1, 1820 MO-30 G20a. PCGS Extremely Fine 40 Apparent.
    A sharp example of this iconic type engraved by Murray, Draper, Fairman & Co. signed by Auguste Chouteau, the founder of St. Louis. As used on the series, a bust of Jefferson at the shore is featured at top center; a capped liberty pole is behind. This time, the name JEFFERSON is in capital letters in a straight line. Commercial goods are seen on both sides. Ships are at sail, and mountain peaks appear at the horizon line with the sun and its rays seen behind. A numeric counter is at left, and Roman numeral counter at right. The perpendicular denomination is at the left and MISSOURI at the right. Noted with "Minor Mounting Remnants on Back." Very well margined, and the back mounting remnants do not affect the face.
    Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society


    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    October, 2015
    21st-24th Wednesday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 10
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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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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