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Lot 20065

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Type Currency
Title Lot 20065
Country United States
Description Continental Currency. May 20, 1777 $8 Newman 1.3 Contemporary Counterfeit Fr. CC-69CF. PCGS Very Fine 30. An interesting, third counterfeit of this type. It corrects the back into the proper position. No. 41219. Printed on thin paper. Diagnostics: Newman 1.3: Engraved. On the face: Same as Newman 1.2 previous. On the back: Same as Newman 1.2 previous, except that the back juxtaposition relative to the face has been corrected. (EIGHT DOLLARS is on the viewer's right.) Noted as "Pen Cancelled" with crossed lines in the emblem and "Counterfeit" vertically at the right face. A penned notation is on the right back edge. Another note in pleasing condition. Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society. From Newman X (Heritage Auctions, November 2018), lot 20065, realized $408.

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