$100 1890 Watermelon Note may bring $150,000+ at Heritage Auctions’ CSNS currency event

Marking its auction debut, a $100 1890 Watermelon Note from the prestigious Eric P. Newman Collection — one of just 35 known to exist — is expected to bring $150,000+ in Heritage Auctions' Central States Numismatic Society Currency Signature Auction April 22-28 in Chicago. Rarities held in private collections from coast to coast and around the world will be offered to collectors for the first time in decades. "The coveted Eric P. Newman Collection pedigree has set the standard in coins and we expect a similar response when these rare and truly historic pieces of currency are finally brought to public auction – in some cases for the first time in their history," said Dustin Johnston, Director of Currency Auctions at Heritage. "This entire auction is set to redefine the phrase "fresh to market." The Watermelon Treasury Notes, so named because the zeros printed on the backs resemble

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