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    [U.S. Federal Coins]. Modern Works on United States Federal Coins. Includes: Manley's Half Cent Die State Book; Rea et al.'s Early Quarter Dollars of the United States Mint; Tompkins's Early United States Quarters; Collins and Breen's 1794: The History and Genealogy of the First United States Dollar; an advance draft of Burdette's Renaissance of American Coinage, 1916-1921; Pollock's unpublished United States Gold Coinage Die Varieties, 1795-1834; Breen's Complete Encyclopedia (a bit worn); Beistle's Register of Half Dollar Die Varieties (a worn copy of the deluxe edition); Logan and McCloskey's Federal Half Dimes, 1792-1837; an error edition of the 20th edition of the Handbook of United States Coins, with the gilt printing doubled (display copy from the Newman Money Museum); and a printout draft of Bowers's United States Gold Coins. Generally near fine or better unless otherwise noted. A good lot.
    Estimate $250.
    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: 7
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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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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