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Q: This man issued fraudulent notes to the citizens of Buffalo, NY in the early 19th century. What was his name and his common nickname?

 

 

Good luck everyone & have a great weekend!

 

 

Our first place winner will receive a coupon for 1 note graded under the Standard grading tier. (You must have an active account with PMG,call PMG for details) There will also be a runner up prize given to a randomly selected player with the correct answer.

 

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Q: This man issued fraudulent notes to the citizens of Buffalo, NY in the early 19th century. What was his name and his common nickname?

 

 

A: Benjamin Rathbun who was known as the Municipal Napoleon.

 

Fun Fact: "Approximately 10% of the city was on his payroll. He as put on trial and convicted of fraud shortly after the Panic of 1837."

 

Great job everyone and congratulations to our winner dadams.

 

 

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