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    1853 $1 Liberty Octagonal 1 Dollar, BG-530, R.2, MS61 NGC. The 1853 BG-530 Liberty octagonal dollars were struck by Antoine Nouizillet in relatively large quantities, to alleviate the chronic shortage of small change in the California territory. The design elements are boldly rendered on this attractive Mint State specimen, and the lustrous orange-gold surfaces show only minor signs of contact.
    Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society. (NGC ID# 2BLV, PCGS# 10507)


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    Auction Dates
    June, 2016
    8th-12th Wednesday-Sunday
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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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