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    1757 George II Peace Medal, MS65 Brown
    Bronze Restrike

    1757 George II, American Indian Peace Medal Restrike, MS65 Brown NGC. Betts-401, Eimer-654, Julian IP-49. Bronze. A restrike of this beautifully designed medal engraved by Edward Duffield, a Philadelphia watchmaker also known for engraving the Kittanning medal, this Gem displays gorgeous red-brown surfaces, providing this piece with exceptional visual appeal. A few faint hints of fingerprint residue are present. As Eimer states, "During the French-Indian wars in the 1750s, alliances were formed between the British colonial government in Pennsylvania and native American Indian tribes." The reverse design includes a Quaker seated near a fire, offering a peace pipe to an Indian. Quakers presented the original medals to the nearby Indian chiefs.
    Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.


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

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    May, 2014
    16th-17th Friday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 18
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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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