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    1741 Cartagena Medal
    Adams CAvo 3-D, VF30

    1741 Admiral Vernon Medal, Cartagena, VF30 NGC. Betts-318, Adams CAvo 3-D, R.5.
    Deep brown color appears on both sides of this piece, with closer examination revealing hues of gold and orange. Areas of brass highlights are present on the high points of the design on the reverse. The rims reveal edge damage, but it is minor and is not distracting.
    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: 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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