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    1965 Franklin Mint Gaming Tokens
    Dollar-Sized Silver Proofs

    1965 Franklin Mint Dollar Gaming Tokens. Silver Proofs. Housed in a custom album that resembles those made by Dansco, this is set number 283 of 500 "Pure Silver Proof Sets," with a letter from Gilroy Roberts to Eric P. Newman. The set contains 27 dollar-sized pure silver gaming tokens, totaling nearly 22 troy ounces of silver. There are likely very few complete, original sets remaining today.
    Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.


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