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    1783 Treaty of Paris, Peace of Versailles, Betts-610, BHM-255, MS62 NGC. White metal. The obverse legend translates as, "Thus concord unites enemies as friends." The reverse legends translate as, "From the clash of arms, the joyful light of peace rises again" and "Let there be peace." Faint champagne toning appears on the reflective light gray surfaces of this lovely medal, with a deep orange copper insert.
    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
    June, 2016
    10th-13th Friday-Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 16
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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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