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    1893-S Quarter Dollar, MS64
    Pleasing Eye Appeal

    1893-S 25C MS64 NGC. CAC. Breen-4135. Mintmark Far Right. The 1893-S is a second-year branch mint issue that was little saved at the time of release. Consequently, high-end examples such as the present near-Gem are relatively elusive. A melange of violet, gold-orange,and electric-blue toning resides on the lustrous surfaces of this sharply struck and well-preserved piece. These attributes combine to yield pleasing overall eye appeal. Census: 20 in 64, 7 finer (10/13).
    Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.(Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 23XY, PCGS# 5606)

    Weight: 6.25 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2013
    15th-16th Friday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 7
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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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