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    Rare Farmers Bank, Blacksburg Branch $9 Note

    Blacksburg, VA - Farmers Bank of Virginia $9 June 4, 1855 VA-175 G80, Jones & Littlefield BR25-44. PCGS Fine 12 Apparent.
    A rare type and very rare branch in which to encounter this odd denomination note. This engraved series is by Underwood, Bald, Spencer & Hufty. Allegorical cherubs are at top center with a stone "9" counter tablet. The lower left has two cherubs in an oval vying for control of the flag. At the lower right is a standing allegorical female in an oval. Noted with some "Minor Rust Stains" scattered across the face. The blank back has a lengthy, perpendicular period annotation.
    Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.


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    Auction Dates
    May, 2016
    4th Wednesday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 13
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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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