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    1783 Treaty of Paris Medal, AU55
    Betts-612, Silver

    1783 Treaty of Versailles, Betts-612, AU55 NGC. Silver. This is the official French medal marking the Treaty of Paris, and carries significant importance for collectors on both sides of the Atlantic. These medals are usually only seen in bronze, and rarely then. This lovely piece has antique gray surfaces with slate and iridescent toning. The fields are reflective and the overall eye appeal is excellent.
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    Auction Dates
    June, 2016
    10th-13th Friday-Monday
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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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