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    1837 Dime, JR-3, MS66 ★
    Fantastic Obverse Color

    1837 10C MS66 ★ NGC. CAC. JR-3, R.2. Ex: "Col." E.H.R. Green. This last-year Bust dime, certified MS66 with the added NGC Star for superior eye appeal, is a coin that will definitely turn heads, appealing to type collectors and toning enthusiasts alike. The reverse is mostly silver and gold with light tinges of mint-green, but the obverse shows fantastic concentric patina in a rainbow of colors, from silver centers to pale pinkish-purple to mint, russet, and deep royal blue. The obverse shows no evidence of the die crack described in the JR dime book. A series of narrow rim breaks is evident on the obverse from 1 o'clock to 4 o'clock. The reverse displays narrow rim breaks over D STA. Census: 7 in 66 (2 in 66 ), 0 finer (10/13).
    Ex: "Colonel" E.H.R. Green; Green Estate; Partnership of Eric P. Newman / B.G. Johnson d.b.a. St. Louis Stamp & Coin Co.; Eric P. Newman @ $2.00; Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.(Registry values: N4719) (NGC ID# 237H, PCGS# 4529)

    Weight: 2.67 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    November, 2013
    15th-16th Friday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 12
    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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