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    1741 Cartagena Medal
    Adams CAvlo 1-B, AU Details

    1741 Admiral Vernon Medal, Cartagena, -- Damaged -- NGC Details. AU. Betts-Unlisted, Adams CAvlo 1-B, R.5.
    Areas of minor damage are present on this piece exhibiting a strong degree of detail, but pose only a minor distraction to the overall appearance despite the list of issues. A depression is present near 12 o'clock on the obverse and the rim lacks definition between 3 and 4 o'clock on the obverse and is also visible on the reverse. Pits and porosity are also present along with fingerprint remnants. The medal displays medium brown, copper, and brassy-gold colors, with some luster remaining. A much nicer example than the details imply.
    Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.


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

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2014
    16th-17th Friday-Saturday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 12
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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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