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    Bushnell, Charles I. An Arrangement of Tradesmen's Cards, Political Tokens, Also, Election Medals, Medalets, &c. Current in the United States of America for the Last Sixty Years... New York: Printed for the Author, 1858. Tall 8vo, contemporary dark green half calf with mottled boards; spine ruled in gilt. Title printed in red and black. (2), 118, (2) pages; 4 lithographic plates depicting a variety of tokens; advertising leaf. Bound with a copy of Phillips on Pennsylvania paper money. Main work annotated in pencil, apparently by early owner Henry Hall. An interesting copy of this scarce and important work. Very good. Estimate $300.
    Ex: Henry Hall, with his signature.
    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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    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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