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    1914-D $2.50 Quarter Eagle, MS61 NGC. Original olive-gold surfaces are lustrous, satiny, and display warm peach-orange hues in the design recesses. Grade-limiting abrasions are mostly trivial, although a few small individual marks are visible in the right reverse field. The mintmark is clear. 1909-D $5 Half Eagle, MS62 NGC. An ideal type coin, this Mint State 1909-D half eagle displays well-struck design elements and shimmering original luster. The olive-tinted golden surfaces have only light, unobtrusive abrasions. 1913-S $5 Half Eagle, AU53 NGC. The 1913-S is a slightly better date in high grade. This About Uncirculated piece displays original olive-gold surfaces with deeper russet tinges in the recesses of the design. An appealing collector-grade example. (Total: 3 coins)
    Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.


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

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    November, 2018
    7th-10th Wednesday-Saturday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 9
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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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