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    Kentucky Token (1792-94), MS65 Brown
    Breen-1156, LANCASTER Edge

    (1792-94) TOKEN Kentucky Token, LANCASTER Edge MS65 Brown NGC. Breen-1156, W-8810, R.5. 181.8 grains. Kentucky tokens were produced in quantity, but the vast majority of survivors are of the plain edge variety. The LANCASTER edge variant is among the more plentiful lettered edge varieties, but is nonetheless highly elusive, especially in Mint State. This beautifully preserved, glossy Gem is tied with one other for the finest numerically at NGC (4/14), and displays virtually undisturbed light brown surfaces. The strike is essentially sharp, save for some minor softness on a couple of reverse stars, and the lustrous surfaces deliver a subtle cartwheel effect when turned beneath a light.
    Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# AUBN, PCGS# 623)


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    Auction Dates
    May, 2014
    16th-17th Friday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 12
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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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