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    1863 Bassett's Dry Goods, Wheeling, WV, Fuld 890A-1a, R.7, XF45 NGC. Nine merchants issued a small number of individual die varieties of Civil War tokens across the state of West Virginia, and these tokens are all scarce today. This Choice XF Wheeling token has minimal verdigris on its olive-brown surfaces.
    Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.


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    Auction Dates
    June, 2016
    10th-13th Friday-Monday
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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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