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    VA - Lot of 14 Richmond, Virginia Civil War Period Issued Local & Savings Banks Notes.
    Another collection, all from Richmond issuers, that presents an excellent overview of Civil War-period notes from non-chartered banks or associations. Commercial Bank 25, 50 cents, and $1; Farmers Savings Bank (6), all different and from two series; Metropolitan Savings Bank 25, 50 cents, and $1.50 (BR55-15, 6E and very scarce). Clean notes from a scarce issuer; Old Dominion Savings Bank $1; Southern Manufacturers Bank $2 H&L. Average Very Good.
    Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society (Total: 14 notes)


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2017
    1st-2nd Wednesday-Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 11
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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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