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    An Outstanding Jeton

    French Canada. Louis XV silver Jeton 1754, Lecompte-131, Br-514 var., Betts-389, MS62 NGC. Obv. Draped and armored bust right with no initials below. Rev. Beavers building a dam, signed C.N.R. Both sides of this fully original example display lovely bluish-gray, and steel-gray, toning, with no significant flaws. Rare in this exceptional condition.

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    January, 2014
    14th-16th Tuesday-Thursday
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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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