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    [Asian Numismatics]. Works on Asian Numismatics Primarily Written in English. Includes Arthur Coole's seven-volume Encyclopedia of Chinese Coins (ex-library markings); the 1966 reprint of Kann's Illustrated Catalog of Chinese Coins (ex-library); issues of the Far East Journal and index to From the Dragon's Den; and various publications of the Oriental Numismatic Society (Information Sheets, etc.), with some duplication. Generally very good, though with library markings.
    Estimate $200.
    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
    November, 2018
    7th-10th Wednesday-Saturday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 10
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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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