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    (1792-1794) Kentucky Token, MS62 Brown
    Plain Edge, W-8800

    (1792-1794) CENT Kentucky Token, Plain Edge, Breen-1155, W-8800, R.1, MS62 Brown NGC. Die alignment: 180°. An attractive piece with chestnut-brown surfaces and an especially nice reverse bearing the "Starry Pyramid" (as Breen called it) featuring Kentucky at the topmost of the states. These belong to the English Conder token series, but their American connection is strong not only because of their design, but because they are known to have circulated extensively in the U.S. Listed on page 77 of the 2018 Guide Book.
    Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.


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

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2017
    1st-3rd Wednesday-Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 11
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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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