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    1769 "Rubber Lady" Pair, Variety 3a-69A. These two examples are from the same die pair that is part of the "Rubber Lady" family, so-named for the elastic appearance of Britannia's arms and legs. Both examples are pleasing VF pieces with attractive brown surfaces. A depression at the center of the obverse on one example is also seen on the plate coin in Contemporary Counterfeit Halfpenny & Farthing Families. Both of the present pieces are equal to or finer than the plate coin in that reference, which is the finest the authors could locate.
    Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2018
    7th-10th Wednesday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 17
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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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