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    1741 Cartagena Medal
    Adams CAvl 1-A, XF45

    1741 Admiral Vernon Medal, Cartagena, XF45 NGC. Betts-326, Adams CAvl 1-A, R.6.
    Vernon and Don Blass are depicted on the obverse of this variety, which includes a lion's head in the exergue. This Choice XF example exhibits somewhat dappled color on the obverse, including shades of golden-brown, tan, and brown. The color on the reverse is more uniform, largely deep golden-brown. Minor debris is present at portions of the reverse.
    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: 11
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    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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