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    1741 Cartagena Medal
    Adams CAv 6-G, MS62

    1741 Admiral Vernon Medal, Cartagena, MS62 NGC. Betts-334, Adams CAv 6-G, R.4.
    A Mint State example with a wonderful appearance, this specimen exhibits hues of brassy-gold and medium brown on the obverse. The reverse is largely medium brown, with areas of olive-green also appearing. A few tiny pits on the obverse do not detract from the appeal of this sharply struck piece.
    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: 10
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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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