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    British Government. An Act to Regulate and Restrain Paper Bills of Credit in His Majesty's Colonies or Plantations of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, Connecticut, the Massachusets Bay, and New Hampshire in America...
    Anno Regni Georgii II. Regis ... Vicesimo Quarto... London: Printed by Thomas Baskett, 1751). Folio, later plain paper covers, stitched. 4 leaves, paginated (1117)-1123, (1). The Currency Act of 1751, discussed in the introduction to Eric P. Newman's Early Paper Money of America, where he notes that "This law had the effect of eliminating the amount of new paper money in New England and holding any such new issues free of depreciation." Fine. Estimate $200.
    Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.


    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2018
    7th-10th Wednesday-Saturday
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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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