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    [Medals]. Reference Works on Medals. Includes: Julian's Medals of the United States Mint; the Quarterman reprint of Betts's American Colonial History Illustrated by Contemporary Medals; the Quarterman reprint of Medina's Medallas de Proclamaciones y Juras de los Reyes de España en América (still in shrink-wrap); all three volumes of Brown's British Historical Medals (ex-library); Kienast's The Medals of Karl Goetz (first edition) and Goetz II (both ex-library); all three volumes of Grove's Medals of Mexico (ex-library); the reprint of Smirnov's Description de Medailles Russes (ex-library); and Mitchiner's Jetons, Medalets & Tokens: Volume Three, British Isles circa 1558 to 1830. Generally very good unless noted otherwise. Includes some better titles.
    Estimate $300.
    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
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 19
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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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