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    [World Coins]. Reference Works on World Coins. Includes: Neumann's seven-volume Beschreibung der Bekanntesten Kupfermünzen; Adams's Catalogue of the Collection of Julius Guttag; Davenport's Silver Gulden, 1559-1763 (first edition); Davenport's European Crowns, 1600-1700; Pridmore's The British Commonwealth of Nations, Part 3: West Indies; Mitchiner's Oriental Coins and Their Values: The World of Islam; Mitchiner's Oriental Coins and Their Values: Non-Islamic States and Western Colonies; Mitchiner's Indian Tokens: Popular Religious & Secular Art..; and the Banco de España's Los Billetes del Banco de España. Mostly ex-library copies, with usual markings. Generally very good.
    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: 9
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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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