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    [U.S. Mint and Other Institutions]. Reference Works on the United States Mint and Other Institutions. Includes: all three editions of Comparette's Catalogue of Coins, Tokens and Medals in the Numismatic Collection of the Mint of the United States at Philadelphia (1912-1914); Orosz and Augsburger's draft Pictures of the First United States Mint; Young's United States Mint at Philadelphia, both softcover and hardcover; Stewart's History of the First United States Mint; the Bureau of the Mint's Catalogue of United States Coins; Collins's A History of the United States Mint, New Orleans, Louisiana; and several other titles. Generally very good or better.
    Estimate $250.
    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
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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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