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    [Americana]. Four Americana Titles. Includes: The Deseret First Book, published in the Mormon Deseret alphabet in 1868 by the Regents of the Deseret University; Charles Cist's Cincinnati in 1851; Stella M. Drumm's Samuel Hammond, 1757-1842 (reprinted from the Missouri Historical Society's Collections for 1920); and Clarence Brigham's 1954 Paul Revere's Engravings. Generally near fine. The Deseret alphabet is used on some Mormon gold coins. Estimate $200.
    Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.


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

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    November, 2018
    7th-10th Wednesday-Saturday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 12
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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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