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    Woodward, W. Elliot. Catalogue of the Entire Collection of American Coins, Medals, &c. Made by John F. McCoy, Esq., of New York City, and Now Owned by W. Elliot Woodward.. New York, May 17-21, 1864. 8vo, contemporary red half morocco, gilt, with marbled sides; spine with five raised bands, ruled and lettered in gilt; marbled endpapers; original printed wraps bound in. 160 pages; 3122 lots. Hand-priced. Binding rubbed; near fine. Among the most important sales of the time period.
    Estimate $200.
    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: 10
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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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