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    Description

    Newspapers. Lot of 19th-century Newspapers with Articles of Numismatic Interest. Group of fifteen 19th-century newspapers plus clipped pages from various popular publications including Harper's Weekly and Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, 1801-1873. Titles include: Providence Gazette; Boston Gazette; Sacramento Daily Union; San Francisco Daily Morning Call; Stockton Weekly Independent; New York Times; United States Gazette; Boston Weekly Messenger; Daily Troy Centinel; and Columbian Centinel. Topics include broken banks, bank note lists and discounts, Confederate paper money, Civil War tokens, National Gold Bank Notes, Mint Reports, wholesale prices, postal currency, and premiums paid for silver dollars. Four issues of the Columbian Centinel (1801-1802), with handwritten notes by Eric P. Newman, are a highlight. Generally very good, though folded. All on decent paper.
    Estimate $150.
    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
    Internet/Mail Bids: 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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